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Jason Fleischer
Jason Fleischer
Partner — Energy Regulation
Partner — Energy Regulation

Jason Fleischer

Jason Fleischer
Washington, D.C.

2200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Suite 500 West
Washington, D.C. 20037

Jason Fleischer

Experience Highlights

  • Represented oil pipeline and parent company in NEPA litigation relating to US Army Corps of Engineer Permits

  • Represented affiliated multi-national energy companies and individuals in defending FERC allegations of natural gas market manipulation

  • Represented international oil pipeline in litigation before the FERC over contracted service rates covering multi-year period

  • Represented multiple electric utilities in FERC and NERC regulatory compliance audits

  • Represented two investment banks and several electric utilities, energy marketers, natural gas pipelines and private individuals in FERC and CFTC enforcement investigations relating to alleged market manipulation

  • Represented oil pipeline and parent company in crisis management and sprawling federal and state litigation related to challenges to multiple federal and state permits

  • Represented companies involved in the San Diego and Texas Power Outage reliability investigations and several other companies in FERC-initiated reliability audits and investigations

  • Represented two natural gas pipelines in FERC-initiated FPA Section 205 rate proceedings

  • Represented companies in Congressional investigations relating to the practice of hydraulic fracturing (i.e. “fracking”)

  • Represented several electric utilities and natural gas pipeline companies in mergers and acquisitions and development projects

  • Represented several financial investment companies in applications for blanket FPA Section 203 authorizations and related compliance matters


  • American University Washington College of Law, J.D. magna cum laude, 2006 (American University Law Review, Member; Order of the Coif, Member)
  • University of Maryland, B.A. cum laude, 1999 (Phi Beta Kappa)
  • Selected to the Washington D.C. Rising Stars list, Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters), 2015−2017
  • Legal 500 U.S., Energy Litigation: Oil & Gas, 2023; Energy Regulation: Oil & Gas, 2023 and 2024
  • Washington College of Law Alumni – American University
  • UMBC Alumni Network
  • District of Columbia
  • New York
  • “The EPA and the Clean Power Plan: A Paradigm Shift in Energy Regulation Away From Energy Regulators,” Energy Law Journal, November 16, 2015 (author)
  • “2014 FERC Enforcement Year In Review,” Law360, December 22, 2014 (author)
  • “The FERC Enforcement Process: Time for Structural Due Process and Substantive Reforms,” Energy Law Journal, May 13, 2014 (author)