Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Chairman Richard Glick has appointed Joel deJesus as an Administrative Law Judge.
Judge deJesus, who was sworn in today, has a nearly 30-year career practicing energy law. He joined FERC in 2017, serving as a trial attorney within FERC’s Office of Administrative Litigation. Prior to joining the Commission, Judge deJesus served as an associate, counsel and partner at various law firms. He also served as director of compliance enforcement for the North American Electric Reliability Corporation, assistant general counsel for a large electric and gas utility and vice president for regulatory affairs at a startup broadband telecommunications company.
Judge deJesus earned his Bachelor of Arts in Government with distinction in all subjects from Cornell University in 1987, and his Juris Doctor from the University of Chicago Law School in 1990.