Tyler Brown advises strategic investors and their portfolio companies on their most complex federal energy regulatory law matters, particularly involving the power sector.

Mr. Brown leverages unrivaled experience and a sophisticated understanding of the federal energy regulatory landscape to help clients navigate:

  • Federal energy regulatory compliance involving electric generation and transmission facilities
  • Transactions in the power sector, including financings, mergers, and acquisitions
  • Administrative litigation and enforcement actions with respect to the US electric energy markets before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)

He analyzes issues under the Federal Power Act, Natural Gas Act, Natural Gas Policy Act, Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act, Public Utility Holding Company Act, Interstate Commerce Act, and various state energy industry restructuring statutes affecting the domestic energy industry.

Mr. Brown maintains an active pro bono practice, including advising Green Era, a community-based renewable natural gas project in Chicago.

Before law school, Mr. Brown worked at an economic consulting firm, where he focused on power markets. 

Mr. Brown’s experience includes advising on matters relating to:

  • Financing electric generation, transmission, and storage project development
  • Energy asset and utility acquisitions and divestitures
  • Cost allocation of large regional transmission projects
  • Wholesale electric power market design
  • FERC enforcement proceedings regarding wholesale electric power market and natural gas pipeline issues
  • Market-based rate and interconnection issue
  • DOE loan guarantee and funding opportunity applications for clean energy projects
  • Developing and operating border-crossing natural gas pipelines
  • Energy offtake contracts
  • Exempt wholesale generator and qualifying facility status

Bar Qualification

  • District of Columbia


  • JD, University of Virginia School of Law, 2010
  • BA in Economics, Georgetown University, 2004
    magna cum laude