Listed as a Law Firm of the Year for Energy Law by U.S. News and Best Lawyers (2015)
honors + affiliations
Former Chair, Edison Electric Institute Legal Committee
Member, American Bar Association
Member, Energy Bar Association
Listed, Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business (2003–2014)
Listed, Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers (2006–2014)
Listed, Washington, D.C. Superlawyers, Energy and Natural Resources (2007–2014)
Listed, Who’s Who Legal: Energy (2014)
Listed, The Best Lawyers in America (2006–2015)
Listed, The Legal 500 United States (2012–2014)
- District of Columbia
- U.S. Supreme Court
- Washington, D.C.
1111 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20004-2541
John D. McGrane is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Energy Practice. Mr. McGrane has more than 35 years of experience representing electric utilities and other participants in the electric power industry. He is listed in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers, and The Best Lawyers in America as one of America's leading energy attorneys.
Mr. McGrane advises clients on all facets of electric regulation and structure. He has been heavily involved in representing utilities in audits and investigations by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s Office of Enforcement. Mr. McGrane also has been active in the areas of mandatory reliability standards; electric transmission issues; restructuring; mergers, acquisitions, and asset transactions; affiliate issues; and power purchase sales and agreements.
Mr. McGrane is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia and before the U.S. Supreme Court and the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Third, Sixth, Eighth, Ninth, District of Columbia, and Federal Circuits.
- Georgetown University Law Center, 1976, J.D.
- Cornell College, 1973, B.A.