Debra Ann Palmer brings clarity to complex energy industry and regulatory matters. Clients come to Deb seeking solutions to complicated issues. They leave her office with distinct vision of how to achieve their goals.
Deb understands the interrelationship between operational, business, and regulatory concerns faced by the energy industry. She has cultivated a deep knowledge in these areas, earning a reputation as an authority in the planning, operating, financial, regulatory and reliability issues facing the rapidly changing natural gas and electric industries. This in-depth knowledge is critical to her effective, efficient representation of industry participants.
Deb has successfully represented gas and electric utilities, natural gas pipelines, electric generators, natural gas processors and others on a wide variety of matters before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) as well as federal and state courts for over 25 years.
Deb’s not-so-secret weapon is her ability to transform the arcane into the compelling. Clients – and colleagues – turn to her to craft incisive arguments communicating her clients’ positions. Her ability to understand regulators’ goals and present her clients’ interests accordingly has helped her become a leading advocate for energy firms across the United States.