Washington, District Of Columbia 20036
Catherine M. Giovannoni is of counsel in Steptoe's Washington office, where she is a member of the Regulatory & Industry Affairs Department.
Ms. Giovannoni focuses on energy regulation and client counseling, and she specializes in interlocking directorate compliance. Ms. Giovannoni also regularly works with clients to structure agency pleadings in order to ensure successful appeals. She wrote the successful Section 313(b) motion that led the Ninth Circuit to order FERC to allow evidence of market manipulation in the California Energy Crisis and authored a number of successful appellate briefs in subsequent proceedings.
Ms. Giovannoni also assists public utilities with mergers, reorganizations, acquisitions, and spin-offs of assets.
|Areas of Practice||1) Energy and 2) Electric Power|
|Law School||University of Maryland School of Law (J.D., 1995)|
|Education||Bowie State University (M.S.,1988);University of Maryland (B.S., 1978)|
|Bar Member / Association||District of Columbia, Maryland State Bar Association|
|Most recent firm||Steptoe & Johnson|
Andrew Hamilton is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Business and Finance Practice. Mr. Hamilton practices in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital, securities law, and general corporate counseling.
Anthony C. DeCusatis is of counsel in Morgan Lewis's Energy Practice.He also represents and counsels utilities and nonutility energy suppliers on emerging issues created by the transition from regulation to competitive markets.