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practice accolades


Listed as a Law Firm of the Year for Energy Law by U.S. News and Best Lawyers (2015)

honors + affiliations

Chairman, Antitrust Committee, ABA Public Utility Law Section

Listed, Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business (2003–2014)

Listed, Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers (2006–2014)

Listed, The Best Lawyers in America (2006–2015)

Listed, Washington, D.C. Superlawyers, Energy and Natural Resources (2007–2014)

bar admissions

  • District of Columbia
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Floyd L. Norton, IV

Washington, D.C.
1111 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20004-2541
United States
Phone: +1.202.739.5620
Fax: +1.202.739.3001

Floyd L. Norton, IV, is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Energy Practice. Mr. Norton's practice focuses on electric utility issues, with an emphasis on utility regulation and utility responses to competition. Mr. Norton has a broad background in electric utility market power issues and investigations, utility mergers and acquisitions, the negotiation of power contracts, and wholesale power and transmission rates and services.

Mr. Norton has represented a number of electric utility clients in the areas of ratemaking and market pricing, mergers and industry restructuring, and investigations of electric trading and transmission access practices. He has advised several utilities on their development of regional transmission organizations, on regional markets, and on reliability requirements.

An active lecturer, Mr. Norton has spoken at numerous conferences on ratemaking issues, antitrust, asset divestitures, the wholesale service obligation of electric utilities, access to electric transmission and distribution lines, stranded investment, and independent power production.

Mr. Norton is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia.


  • University of Virginia School of Law, 1975, J.D.
  • University of Virginia, 1972, B.A.