- J.D., Boston College Law School, 2012
- B.S., Pennsylvania State University, 2009
- District of Columbia
Andrew P. Mina is an associate in the Real Estate, Land Use and Environmental Practice Group in the firm's Washington, D.C. office.
Areas of Practice
Andrew represents energy companies in a variety of federal and state regulatory matters, particularly before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ("FERC"), state public utility commissions, and appellate courts. Andrew counsels electric utilities, natural gas distribution companies, oil and natural gas pipelines, and other industry participants on regulatory issues, including those related to electric transmission development, natural gas supply, administrative litigation proceedings, compliance, standards of conduct, renewable energy project development, jurisdiction, and utility ratemaking. Andrew has experience assisting clients navigate complex transmission tariff-related issues, including those involving the California Independent System Operator, the Midcontinent Independent System Operator, and the Southwest Power Pool. He has also advised oil and gas pipelines on state regulatory requirements associated with the development of new oil and gas facilities, and represents a major interstate natural gas pipeline in a FERC certificate proceeding.
Andrew also maintains an active pro bono practice. Andrew was first chair in fully-litigated proceeding before the District of Columbia Office of Administrative Hearings, and has represented clients in appeals before the United States Social Security Administration.
Prior to joining the firm, Andrew was an associate in the energy groups of two large international law firms in Washington, D.C. Andrew also served as an Attorney-Adviser to four administrative law judges at FERC. In that role, he drafted orders, notices, and initial decisions, and also assisted in conducting settlement and hearing proceedings in complex electricity, natural gas, oil pipeline and renewable energy cases. Additionally, he worked in FERC's Office of Energy Market Regulation, where he focused on electricity matters in the western United States, particularly in California.