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Victoria Galvez Godfrey
Victoria Galvez Godfrey
Senior Associate — Energy Regulation
Senior Associate — Energy Regulation

Victoria Galvez Godfrey

Victoria Galvez Godfrey
Washington

2200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Suite 500 West
Washington, DC 20037

Victoria Galvez Godfrey

Victoria represents clients in the energy industry in transactional, regulatory, and litigation matters involving the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). She assists pipeline companies, shippers, and LNG developers in FERC administrative proceedings, including rate regulation, certificate matters, compliance with FERC regulations, and Section 3 authorizations for the export of natural gas. Victoria also assists in negotiation of various agreements related to the production, gathering, transportation, and storage of natural gas and liquid hydrocarbons as well as agreements related to the sale or acquisition of natural gas and liquids assets.

Experience Highlights

  • Represented the developer of natural gas liquefaction and export facilities in the Gulf Coast Region on FERC regulation 

  • Represented the developer of a west coast liquefaction and export facility on regulatory matters 

  • Represented natural gas pipelines, storage facilities, and producers in FERC regulatory matters, including filing and prosecution of certificate applications, pipeline rate and tariff matters, and rulemaking proceedings 

  • Represented a Gulf Coast interstate natural gas pipeline in the preparation and prosecution of a general rate case under Section 4 of the Natural Gas Act before the FERC

  • Represented a natural gas producer (and largest firm customer of the pipeline) in a Section 4 rate case filed by a major pipeline in the Mid-West and worked with the other participants to settle the case 

  • Represented an oil and gas producer in South Texas in negotiating a natural gas and condensate gathering agreement in connection with the producer’s sale of its interest in the natural gas and condensate gathering system

  • Represented numerous clients in the negotiation and drafting of midstream agreements, including natural gas gathering, natural gas processing, crude oil purchase, and agreements for the sale and purchase of natural gas and liquids

  • Conducted regulatory assessment and due diligence on behalf of lenders and purchasers in connection with the acquisition of power generation facilities, natural gas pipeline facilities, and liquids pipelines facilities

  • Represented a refined petroleum products distributor in protesting a tariff filing by a large interstate refined products pipeline and in advocating the distributor’s position at a technical conference at FERC

Credentials

  • University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 2014 (Development Editor, Journal of Law and Politics)
  • Wake Forest University, B.A., Economics cum laude, 2010
  • Member: Energy Bar Association, Women’s Energy Network, American Bar Association
  • Co-Treasurer: Women’s Energy Network
  • Texas, 2014
  • District of Columbia, 2016