Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Chairman Richard Glick today appointed Jeremy Hessler as an Administrative Law Judge.
Prior to his appointment, Judge Hessler served as a Supervisory Attorney in the Office of Administrative Law Judges (OALJ). Judge Hessler began his legal career as a law clerk in OALJ. Following his clerkship, he became an Honors Attorney in the Environmental and Natural Resources Division at the Department of Justice, where he defended federal agencies in civil environmental litigation in federal district court. He then returned to FERC where he served as an Attorney Advisor in the Office of General Counsel.
Judge Hessler received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, Riverside, a Master of Arts from University College Dublin, and a Juris Doctor from the University of California Hastings College of the Law. Prior to attending college, he served in the U.S. Army as a paratrooper in the 82d Airborne Division.
Judge Hessler is a member of the California Bar and is admitted to practice in federal courts.