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Listed, Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business (2013–2014)
Listed, International Who’s Who Legal for Energy Lawyers (2013–2014)
Listed, The Best Lawyers in America (2014–2015)
Listed, Texas Super Lawyers (2008–2012)
Listed, The Legal 500 United States (2013)
- U.S. Supreme Court
- U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Fifth, Tenth, and District of Columbia Circuits
- U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Western Districts of Texas
1000 Louisiana St., Suite 4000
Houston, TX 77002-5006
Charles A. Moore is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Energy Practice. Mr. Moore is engaged in both U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and civil litigation affecting the oil and gas industry. He has been involved in numerous international and domestic transactions in the energy sector and is an active commercial litigator in the energy industry.
Mr. Moore's transactional experience includes work on LNG upstream gas supply and transportation issues, liquefaction and terminal facilities, and the development of gas storage facilities, as well as natural gas and power purchase and sale transactions.
Mr. Moore has litigated complex market manipulation cases and has also handled rate, tariff, and certificate cases affecting both natural gas and oil pipelines. He has tried numerous disputes concerning upstream, midstream, and downstream oil, gas, and power transactions in state and federal district courts and has litigated proceedings before the Regulatory Commission of Alaska, the Public Utility Commission of Texas, and the Railroad Commission of Texas.
Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Mr. Moore was a partner in the energy litigation practice of an international law firm, resident in its Houston office. He has also held a number of high-level government positions in the energy industry. From 1981 to 1983, Mr. Moore served as general counsel at FERC, where he was the agency's chief legal officer with 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 U.S. hydroelectric facilities. He has also served as energy advisor to the governor of Texas and as the Texas official representative on the Interstate Oil Compact Commission.
Mr. Moore earned his J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Houston Law Center in 1975 and his B.A. from the University of Houston in 1972.
Mr. Moore is admitted to practice in Texas and before the U.S. Supreme Court; the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Fifth, Tenth, and District of Columbia Circuits; and the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Western Districts of Texas.
- University of Houston Law Center, 1975, J.D., Magna Cum Laude
- University of Houston, 1972, B.A.