Charles A. Moore engages in both US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and civil litigation affecting the oil and gas industry. He counsels clients in international and domestic energy transactions, working on LNG upstream gas supply and transportation issues, liquefaction and terminal facilities, the development of gas storage facilities, and natural gas and power purchase and sale transactions. Charles litigates complex market manipulations matters, and rate, tariff, and certificate cases affecting both natural gas and oil pipelines.
An active litigator, Charles tries disputes concerning upstream, midstream, and downstream oil, gas, and power transactions in state and federal district courts. He has litigated proceedings before the Regulatory Commission of Alaska, the Public Utility Commission of Texas, and the Railroad Commission of Texas.
His background also includes high-level government service. As general counsel at FERC, Charles had jurisdiction over the sale, interstate transportation, and storage of natural gas; the wholesale sale and transmission of electric power; the transportation of crude oil and refined products by pipeline; and the licensing of US hydroelectric facilities. He served as energy adviser to the Governor of Texas and as the official Texas representative to the Interstate Oil Compact Commission.
Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Charles was a partner in the energy litigation practice of another international law firm.
University of Houston, 1972, B.A.
University of Houston Law Center, 1975, J.D., Magna Cum Laude
U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Western Districts of Texas
U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Fifth, Tenth, and District of Columbia Circuits
Awards and Affiliations
Listed, Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business (2012–2015)
Listed, Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business (2013–2016)
Listed, International Who’s Who Legal for Energy Lawyers (2013–2015)