Catherine M. Giovannoni

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.

Good to know

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
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