Fred Wilson leverages his broad technical and legal experience to help energy clients navigate the unique challenges facing their industry. Fred draws on his power systems engineering background and his time at FERC as both a trial attorney and a legal advisor to a Commissioner to inform his approach.
Fred applies his engineering expertise and first-hand regulatory insight to counsel investor-owned utilities, independent power producers and transmission companies, energy marketers, large industrial consumers, natural gas pipelines, shippers, and other service providers with respect to project development, navigating complex transactions and the full range of regulatory matters before FERC, the North American Electric Reliability Corporation, and state regulators. He has extensive experience with RTO/ISO market rules and issues under the Federal Power Act, Natural Gas Act, Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act, Public Utility Holding Company Act, and Natural Gas Policy Act.
FERC legal advisor
Admitted to Practice
District of Columbia, 2018
J.D., University of Houston Law Center, 2012
M.B.A., Finance, Georgia State University, 2005
B.S., Electrical Engineering, Howard University, 2001
Memberships & Affiliations
- American Association of Blacks in Energy, 2015-present
- National Bar Association, 2015-present
- Energy Bar Association, 2012-present
- Senior Associate, White & Case LLP, Washington, D.C., 2016-2021
- Legal Advisor, Office of Commissioner Colette D. Honorable, 2015-2016; Trial Attorney, Office of Administrative Litigation, 2012-2015 – Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Washington, D.C.
- Legal Intern, American Wind Energy Association, Washington, D.C., 2011
- Senior Regulatory Specialist, 2009-2011; Senior Transmission Engineer, 2007-2008 – Reliant Energy, Inc., Houston
- Transmission Planning Engineer, 2006-2007; Protection & Control Engineer, 2001-2006 – Georgia Transmission Corporation, Tucker, Ga.