Matthew Rick has been with the Firm since 1998 and became a partner in 2004. Over the years, Matt has provided advice and counsel regarding numerous energy regulatory matters and has represented various types of industry participants in countless proceedings before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and other energy regulatory agencies. More recently, Matt’s practice has focused primarily on the natural gas and electricity industries. His clients consist of, among others, the developers, owners, and operators of interstate natural gas pipelines; producers and shippers of natural gas; power marketers; electric utilities; and electric cooperatives. He has experience in virtually all types of natural gas and electricity proceedings before FERC, and with various related matters such as the negotiation and interpretation of natural gas and electricity contracts, electric reliability certification, and administration of FERC-mandated pipeline websites.
Matt graduated with honors from Michigan State University in 1996 and received his law degree from The George Washington University School of Law in 1999.
He is a member of the Energy Bar Association and is admitted to practice in Maryland, the District of Columbia, and Virginia (inactive), and before the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and the Ninth Circuit.