Pamela Tsang Wu advises clients in the electric power, natural gas, and oil industries on compliance, rate, terms and conditions of service, and enforcement issues before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). Pam conducts compliance assessments, assists clients in developing and implementing effective compliance programs, and provides training on FERC compliance to clients.
Pam represents shippers in litigation before FERC on the rates, terms, and conditions of service on interstate natural gas pipelines under the Natural Gas Act and on the rates, terms, and conditions of service for common carrier transportation of oil and natural gas liquids under the Interstate Commerce Act. She advises clients on compliance with FERC-regulated gas and oil tariffs. Additionally, Pam provides transactional advice to major oil and natural gas producers and other companies operating in the United States.
Pam advises clients in FERC and CFTC investigations of physical and financial energy commodity trading involving allegations of manipulative trading behavior in violation of the Natural Gas Act, Federal Power Act, and the Commodity Exchange Act. She also counsels clients in FERC audits.
Pam advises clients on issues pertaining to transmission infrastructure development, participation in organized wholesale power markets, regulatory requirements applicable to electric and gas investments, acquisitions, and divestitures, the integration of electric storage into wholesale markets, and compliance with FERC’s rules administered under the Federal Power Act. She also conducts regulatory due diligence and assists clients with federal energy regulatory compliance issues related to new facilities, expansions, and acquisitions or sales.
In addition, Pam represents clients developing LNG terminal projects. She advises them in obtaining authorizations from Department of Energy to export LNG and authorization from FERC to construct and operate the liquefaction facilities
American University, Washington College of Law, 2011, J.D.
University of Virginia, 2008, B.A.
District of Columbia
U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Awards and Affiliations
Member, Law Firm of the Year, Energy/Projects: Power (including Renewables), Chambers USA (2018)
Member, Practice Group of the Year, Energy, Law360 (2016)
Member, Energy Law Firm of the Year, US News & World Report/Best Lawyers (2015)
Member, Energy Bar Association
Note and comment editor, American University Law Review