“He sees the solution as opposed to fighting on everything; he’s easy to deal with while still advocating for his client.” 
“He is very capable and very creative.” 
“He knows everything, he works hard and he understands the policy and regulation.” 

Chambers USA 2015-2020

Michael J. Gergen


Michael Gergen retired from the partnership on December 31, 2020. He was a partner in the Washington, D.C. office, with extensive experience developing practical applications of economic theory, corporate finance, and regulatory law to assist clients in the energy industry and other network industries to compete successfully in an environment of market-based, open-access competition.

Mr. Gergen’s representative clients have included entities involved in:

  • Electric generation and transmission
  • Electric and gas marketing and trading
  • Investment and commercial banking

Additionally, Mr. Gergen represented foreign governments and financial institutions. He assisted clients in the development and use of federal and state financing support and incentive programs focused on clean energy technologies, products, and services.

Mr. Gergen is an adjunct professor of law and a member of the Board of Advisors for the Institute for Policy Integrity at the New York University School of Law.

  • Bar Qualification
    • District of Columbia
    • New York
    • JD, New York University School of Law, 1992
    • MS, University of California, Santa Cruz, 1987
    • BA, Antioch College, 1982
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