Molly Suda focuses her practice on regulatory compliance, enforcement, and transactional matters involving electric utilities, electric transmission owners, independent power producers, power marketers, and public utility holding companies that are active in the electricity, capacity, and ancillary services markets in the United States. Ms. Suda regularly represents clients before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), federal courts, and the Department of Justice and advises on issues before state public utility commissions.
Ms. Suda has represented clients in rulemaking proceedings and complex energy litigation matters and counseled clients on matters including participation in organized electricity markets; compliance with regional transmission organization and independent system operator tariff requirements and market rules; transmission rates, cost allocation, and service agreements; interconnection procedures and agreements; and market-based and cost-based sales of energy. Ms. Suda also focuses on the regulatory implications of integrating distributed energy resources and energy storage into wholesale energy and capacity markets, as well as issues associated with applications of blockchain technology in the energy industry.
Ms. Suda has experience in defending against investigations of alleged violations of the laws and rules administered and enforced by FERC. She also advises clients on regulatory matters associated with the acquisition, sale, and development of generation and transmission assets.
Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Suda was an extern for the U.S. District Court of the Western District of Pennsylvania. She was a summer associate with the firm in 2008.