Additional Information is found under Administrative Litigation and Administrative Litigations Functions
 

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What We Do

FERC Administrative Law Judges (ALJs) resolve contested cases as directed by the Commission, either by serving as a Presiding Judge, conducting a hearing, developing a record, rendering an initial decision, or by serving as a Settlement Judge and facilitating a negotiated resolution by settlement.
ALJs perform various other Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) procedures as directed by the Commission, including mediation, arbitration, and facilitation.

Some matters before the Commission are set for hearing before Administrative Law Judges (ALJs). The ALJ will issue an Initial Decision and the Commission will issue a final order for the proceeding. Appeals of Commission orders and regulations are heard in Federal Courts. FERC also facilitates settlements as an alternative to litigation.
 

Motions Directed to The Chief Judge

All motions directed to the attention of the Chief Judge should be sent to the following people:

Acting Chief Judge Andrew Satten
Andrew.Satten@ferc.gov
Telephone: 202-502-8500

Brandon Flick
Brandon.Flick@ferc.gov
Telephone: 202-502-6068

Sharli Silva
Sharli.Silva@ferc.gov
Telephone: 202-502-8719 

Henry Engelstein
Henry.Engelstein@ferc.gov
Telephone: 202-502-8954

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                           

Directory of Judges

 

Acting Chief Administrative Law Judge

 

Deputy Chief Administrative Law Judge

 

Administrative Law Judges

 

Energy Industry Analysts

Name Telephone
Matthew O. Murray 202-502-8500
Michael Bullard 202-502-8500

 

Legal Internships and ALJ Clerkships in OALJ

Read more about Hiring Opportunities in the Office of Administrative Law Judges
 

List of Available Settlement Judges

All Judges have been trained in ADR procedures, including mediation and settlement.  Participants that want to submit settlement judge preferences, need to call the Chief Judge's Office at 202-502-8500 with the names of TWO judges who have been agreed to by all participants.   A directory of judges can be found above.

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This page was last updated on November 17, 2022