Latif joined Spiegel & McDiarmid LLP after graduating in 2011 from Columbia Law School. Since then, Latif has assisted state agencies, municipal utilities and joint action agencies on a variety of regulatory and policy issues related to electric reliability, market design and transmission rates. With an undergraduate degree in electrical engineering, Latif brings a strong technical perspective to legal and policy issues affecting the electricity industry.
Latif also has several years of experience working in energy markets. Prior to law school, he worked at a large natural gas and electricity marketer, where he led a team of energy analysts. As a law student, he interned at Ontario’s independent electricity system operator (IESO).
Electric reliability, FERC and tariff proceedings, transmission rate cases.
Latif has been recognized as a “Rising Star” in Utilities for 2020 by Super Lawyers.