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Blake Urban advises clients on regulatory matters in the electric industry before federal and state regulatory agencies and appellate courts. He represents clients before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) on matters under the Federal Power Act, Natural Gas Act, Public Utility Holding Company Act and Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act. After law school, Blake worked in the Office of the General Counsel for FERC, where he reviewed and analyzed filings and responsive pleadings submitted under the Federal Power Act, including Sections 205 and 206.His experience includes obtaining FERC authorization for major projects and transactions, market- and cost-based rate authority for transmission generators, and natural gas storage, reactive power revenue requirements, open access transmission tariff matters, interconnection issues, regional transmission organization and independent system operator issues, and electric storage resource matters. Blake's practice also includes representing clients on various issues before administrative law judges.