Spiegel & McDiarmid LLP is pleased to announce that Jeffrey M. Bayne and Amber L. Martin Stone have become Partners in the firm. Jeff has been with Spiegel & McDiarmid since 2015. Amber first joined the firm the same year.
|Jeff Bayne’s practice focuses on addressing changes in energy and capacity markets, preventing investor-owned utilities from infringing on wholesale customer rights and assisting clients with Public Utilities Regulatory Policies Act (PURPA) compliance. This work includes litigation before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and the federal courts. Jeff also represents clients in telecommunications matters, including broadband deployment and cable franchising, and works on behalf of clients to advance the interests of public, educational and governmental access at the state and federal levels.
A cum laude graduate of Harvard Law School, Jeff is admitted to the bars of the District of Columbia and Maryland. You can read more about his practice and background here.
|Amber Martin Stone represents clients in FERC gas and electric proceedings. Her experience includes counseling clients on wholesale electricity market design issues, resource adequacy, cost-of-service agreements, pipeline certification proceedings and electric transmission and gas transportation rate cases. Amber’s practice also includes representing clients in litigation and appeals before various federal courts.
Outside of the firm, Amber serves as an adjunct professor of law at University of Connecticut School of Law, where she teaches an advanced energy law course focused on federal-state jurisdiction, wholesale electricity markets and resource development policies.An honors graduate of the University of Connecticut School of Law, Amber is admitted to the bars of the District of Columbia, Connecticut and Massachusetts. You can read more about her practice and background here.