Norman C. Bay is a partner in the Corporate & Financial Services Department and Head of the Energy Regulatory and Enforcement Group in Washington. Norman advises clients on a range of energy market regulation issues, including those relating to policy, rates, terms, and conditions of service, and mergers and acquisitions. He also focuses on enforcement and compliance and infrastructure development in the energy sector.
As a past Chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), Norman has significant experience with all aspects of FERC’s jurisdiction over the U.S. wholesale natural gas and electricity markets, as well as natural gas and oil pipelines. As a former Director of Enforcement at FERC, he has a deep understanding of FERC’s enforcement jurisdiction and priorities, as well as the new anti-manipulation rules of the Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). Norman’s white collar defense practice includes handling parallel investigations involving FERC or CFTC and DOJ.