Craig Silverstein is a practice leader of the Energy Regulation group at Stinson Leonard Street, where he counsels domestic energy clients in contract negotiations, transactions, and proceedings before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission as well as federal and state agencies. His areas of knowledge include electric power supply, electric generation and transmission rate design and service issues, regional transmission organization rules and initiatives, competitive markets, mergers, acquisitions and restructuring, and FERC policies and regulations. He has extensive experience representing electric generation and transmission cooperatives, governmental agencies, trade associations and independent transmission and generation owning entities.
Craig advises clients on Federal Power Act compliance matters, including the North American Electric Reliability Corporation mandatory reliability standards as well as the development of FERC anti-manipulation and standard of conduct compliance programs. Work in this arena typically involves business counseling, corporate training, policy development and auditing. He has successfully negotiated favorable settlements for clients and participated in audits throughout the country.