Speaking Engagement

FERC Rate Cases: Litigate or Settle

2024 EBA Annual Meeting and Conference

Marriott Marquis
901 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington, D.C. 20001

Blank Rome associate Lamiya N. Rahman will serve as a panelist at the Energy Bar Association’s (“EBA”) 2024 EBA Annual Meeting and Conference, being held April 25 through 26, 2024, in Washington, D.C.


The Energy Bar Association Conference and Annual meeting is EBA’s premier energy law and public policy conference. Hundreds of energy industry attorneys, regulators from the Department of Energy and other agencies, in-house energy attorneys, consultants and others will assemble for thought-provoking CLE programming and multiple networking opportunities.

The conference will feature three keynote speakers:

  • Rishi Garg, Director for Clean Energy I Regulatory Innovation Lead, White House Counsel on Environmental Quality
  • The Honorable Mark C. Christie, FERC Commissioner
  • The Honorable David A. Wright, Commissioner, Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Lamiya’s session, “FERC Rate Cases: Litigate or Settle,” will take place on Thursday, April 25, from 2:00–3:15 p.m. and she will be joined on the panel by moderator Kenneth A. Sosnick (Managing Director, Black & Veatch Global Advisory) and George W. Flugrad (Senior Counsel, BHE GT&S LLC). They will examine the legal and technical perspectives from pipelines, shippers, and FERC Trial Staff on settling versus fully litigating a rate case.

Other conference sessions include:

  • The Hear and Now: Lessons from FERC Chairs of the Past
  • Technological Evolution and Its Impact on Wholesale Electricity Markets
  • Recent Developments in Competitive Energy Marketing
  • The Data Challenge
  • Understanding the Pillars—The Implications of Treasury’s 45V Pillars for the U.S. Hydrogen Industry
  • The State of LNG Markets and the Future of U.S. Gas and Export Facility Development
  • The Matter of RTO Governance
  • Jurassic Spark: Real Estate Adventures in Renewable Energy
  • Accelerating Transmission Expansion in 2024 and Beyond: Addressing Planning and Permitting
  • Ethics and Wellness: Do it Solo (or Small)
  • Is Deference Dead? Executive Branch Power Post-Chevron

For more information and to register, please visit the event webpage.