About FERC Directory of Judges
Judge Andrea McBarnette
Judge Andrea McBarnette was appointed a FERC Administrative Law Judge by Chairman Norman C. Bay on September 6, 2016. Prior to this appointment, Judge McBarnette served as an administrative law judge with the Social Security Administration in Baltimore, MD. Prior to that, she was an assistant U. S. Attorney for the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia and the U.S. Court of Appeals. Judge McBarnette has also worked in private practice where she litigated civil cases involving intellectual property, employment law and securities fraud.
Judge McBarnette is a 1997 graduate of Georgetown University Law Center. She earned a bachelor of political science degree from Stanford University. She is a member of the Bars of New York and the District of Columbia.