About FERC Office of Energy Policy and Innovation
Mason Emnett, Deputy Director
Mason Emnett is Deputy Director of the Office of Energy Policy and Innovation at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. The Office provides leadership in the development and formulation of policies and regulations to address emerging issues affecting wholesale and interstate energy markets.
Mr. Emnett joined the Commission in 2006, serving as Senior Legal Advisor in the Commission's Office of General Counsel. There he advised the Commission on legal and policy matters related to electric transmission service, wholesale power sales, electric system reliability, corporate regulation of public utilities, and enforcement proceedings. Prior to joining the Commission, Mr. Emnett was in private practice with the law firm of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher and Flom LLP in Washington, D.C, where he represented public utilities appearing before the Commission on matters related to market design, wholesale rates, mergers and acquisitions, and regulatory compliance.
Mr. Emnett is a graduate of the Georgetown University Law Center and of the University of Texas at Arlington.