honors + affiliations
Member, Energy Bar Association
Member, Federal Bar Association
Managing Editor, American University Law Review
Editor, Business Law Brief
- District of Columbia
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
- Washington, D.C.
1111 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20004-2541
Levi McAllister is an associate in Morgan Lewis's Energy Practice. Mr. McAllister represents electric, natural gas, and other participants in the evolving power industry. His practice focuses on Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) matters, including litigation and related court appeals.
Mr. McAllister advises electric utility entities on issues such as energy infrastructure development, Smart Grid regulatory compliance, cross-border importation and exportation of energy, North American Electric Reliability Corporation mandatory reliability standard compliance, and obligations arising under the Public Utility Regulatory Policy Act and Public Utility Holding Company Act.
Mr. McAllister also advises natural gas entities on issues relating to FERC's capacity release regulations, and the CFTC's and FERC's market manipulation regulations.
Mr. McAllister advises electric, natural gas, petrochemical, and renewable energy clients on federal legislative developments, and FERC and CFTC regulatory obligations arising from federal legislation.
Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Mr. McAllister served as a legislative aide to U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison on a variety of issues, including the enactment of the Energy Policy Act of 2005. Mr. McAllister also served for three years as a legal assistant and law clerk to Chief Judge Andrew S. Effron of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces.
Mr. McAllister received his J.D., cum laude, from American University, Washington College of Law in 2008, where he served as the managing editor for the American University Law Review, editor-in-chief for the American Jurist, and editor for the Business Law Brief and Criminal Law Brief. He received his B.S. from the University of Texas at Austin in 2003.
Mr. McAllister is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia and before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.
- American University, Washington College of Law, 2008, J.D., Cum Laude
- University of Texas at Austin, 2003, B.S.