About FERC Office of the General Counsel
Michael Bardee, General Counsel
Mr. Bardee began working at the Commission in 1990, as an attorney-advisor in the Office of General Counsel. In addition to serving as an attorney-advisor, Mr. Bardee has held a range of other positions in the Office of General Counsel and elsewhere in the Commission. He also worked briefly in private practice.
Before joining the Commission, he worked on utility issues at the Pennsylvania Office of Consumer Advocate and also litigated environmental enforcement cases at the U.S. Department of Justice.
He holds a B.A. in Journalism from Oklahoma University and a J.D. from New York University Law School. He lives in Annandale, Va., with his wife, Joan.