The attorneys in the GC-76 office provide counsel to the Department of Energy Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, Office of Energy Policy and Systems Analysis, Office of Fossil Energy, and the Office of Indian Energy Policy and Programs. GC-76 handles the headquarters coordination with legal counsel for the four power marketing administrations. GC-76 also intervenes on behalf of the Department and other agencies in state public utility commission proceedings that affect the energy rates paid by federal entities. Specific areas of legal expertise include energy emergency authorities, critical energy infrastructure protection and cyber security, electricity and natural gas exports, and the Strategic Petroleum Reserve.
Steven A. Porter, Assistant General Counsel for Electricity & Fossil Energy
Bettie Corey, Administrative Support Specialist
Cassandra S. Bernstein, Attorney-Adviser
Christopher Drake, Attorney-Adviser
Rishi Garg, Attorney-Adviser
Katherine L. Konieczny, Attorney-Adviser
Edward B. Myers, Attorney-Adviser