Ty Johnson counsels domestic and international energy clients on regulatory matters before the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, the U.S. Department of Energy, the Bonneville Power Administration, and other federal agencies.
As a former U.S. naval officer operating submarine nuclear power generation and conducting ship-board operations, Mr. Johnson brings uncommon technical experience to energy generation and transmission, and he leverages his naval managerial experience to lead clients through complex regulatory proceedings and litigation.
Mr. Johnson advises developers pursuing offshore wind projects concerning BOEM’s permitting process, the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), and related litigation. He also represents energy marketers and transmission owners in matters involving compliance with the Federal Power Act and counsels clients involved in regulatory litigation before FERC and in related appellate litigation.
Mr. Johnson also counsels clients involved in regulatory litigation before FERC and in related appellate litigation. In addition, he counsels clients regarding FERC’s natural gas transportation regulations, including representing shippers and pipelines in FERC regulatory and transactional matters, such as tariff and certificate proceedings, compliance audits and enforcement proceedings. He advises clients on numerous aspects of liquefied natural gas (LNG) imports and exports, such as Department of Energy licensing and FERC proceedings.