Scott Daniel Johnson

Scott Daniel Johnson

Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld, LLP, Senior Counsel

Washington, District of Columbia

Scott Johnson continuously monitors and provides strategic advice on the ever-shifting landscape of energy regulation in the United States. He represents public utilities and other entities in the electric power industry in general regulatory, administrative litigation and transactional matters before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and has participated in related cases before various U.S. courts of appeal. His work includes preparing and counseling clients with regard to: Applications for FERC authorization of transactions under section 203 of the Federal Power Act (FPA) Applications for approval of tariffs, rate schedules and service agreements under section 205 of the FPA Comments on and protests to rate filings before FERC Filings required by FERC's regulations under the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 2005 Regulatory opinions regarding renewable energy project financing transactions, including debt and tax equity financings Market-based rate authorization and exempt wholesale generator and qualifying facility status Compliance filings for entities with market-based rate authority from FERC. Scott also performs due diligence for public utility mergers and other transactions, such as the acquisition of electric power assets, including renewable and conventional power plants and transmission lines. Scott's experience with energy regulation is significant and provides insights helpful to clients. Prior to joining Akin Gump as an associate, he worked as a law clerk in the firm's energy regulatory practice from 2006 to 2010. Scott also served as a legal intern in FERC's Office of the General Counsel, Energy Markets Section, where he drafted orders later issued by FERC. Before attending law school, He worked as a paralegal in the firm's energy regulatory practice from 2002 to 2006.

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