Orrick Adds Top Natural Gas Regulatory Team
Lisa Tonery is widely recognized as an innovator in the natural gas regulatory arena. She has represented clients in the energy industry on regulatory strategy, compliance and transactional matters for more than 25 years.
Lisa focuses her practice on the development of energy infrastructure, including LNG terminals, natural gas pipelines and natural gas storage facilities, as well as related transactional and financing matters. She routinely advises companies on securing permits and authorizations for major energy projects and has extensive experience with proceedings before the FERC, the DOE, the U.S. Department of Transportation Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), and other agencies.
At the forefront of her field, Lisa helped a client obtain the first authorization issued by the DOE to export domestic natural gas as LNG to all trading partners, and represented the first bi-directional LNG terminals proposed in the United States in proceedings before the FERC.
Lisa has been recognized as a leading practitioner by both Chambers Global and Chambers USA for many years. In 2016, she was named an Energy & Environmental Law Trailblazer by the National Law Journal.