Amber Martin counsels state agencies, municipal governments, and other consumer-oriented clients to further their goal of ensuring the affordability and reliability of electric service. Her practice principally includes advocating on behalf of her clients before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) in rulemakings, electricity market design matters, and electric transmission and gas pipeline rate cases. On telecommunications matters, Amber has assisted clients in defending municipal “one touch make-ready” laws. Amber has also represented state and municipal clients before various federal courts.
Amber joined Spiegel & McDiarmid LLP in 2015 following her graduation from University of Connecticut (UConn) School of Law. Prior to joining Spiegel, Amber gained hands-on experience in all aspects of energy law and policy through various internships with the Connecticut Attorney General’s Office Energy Department, the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, Eversource Energy, and ISO New England Inc. She received the American Bar Association Section of Urban, State and Local Government Law Prize in 2015.
Energy policy matters, electricity market design, transmission rate cases, telecommunications, litigation and appeals