Gregory D. Jones
Gregory D. Jones is an experienced regulatory attorney with expertise in energy, environmental, and utility law. At GridLiance, Jones works extensively on electric transmission and ratemaking matters before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), California Public Utilities Commission, and various other state commissions. He has experience both litigating and settling complex transmission rate cases before FERC and is well versed with open access transmission tariffs, stated and formula rates, and various other matters arising under the Federal Power Act and related laws. Jones advises the GridLiance team on stakeholder processes and FERC filings of the various independent system operators and regional transmission organizations throughout the country, including the California Independent System Operator Corporation, the Southwest Power Pool, Inc., and the Midcontinent Independent System Operator. He also assists the corporate development team by providing timely legal advice on various laws and regulations.
Prior to joining GridLiance, Jones was an associate attorney with Duncan, Weinberg, Genzer & Pembroke, a boutique DC-based energy and utility law firm. At DWGP, he represented a wide variety of municipalities, cooperatively owned rural electric utilities, joint action agencies, states, and tribal utilities. He gained experience in various regulatory and transactional matters. In addition to his electric regulatory practice, Jones assisted clients with the development of energy projects and guided clients through compliance and enforcement issues.
A native of upstate New York, Jones graduated cum laude from American University Washington College of Law in 2011. He served as an Articles Editor for the Administrative Law Review and as a Dean’s Fellow for the Legal Rhetoric and Writing Program. Prior to attending law school, he graduated magna cum laude from Syracuse University with a Bachelor of Arts in political science. Jones is a member of the State Bar of Texas and the D.C. Bar, and is admitted to appear before the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.