AREA OF PRACTICE

Energy, Utilities and Environmental

Biography

Jesse S. Reyes practices in Brown Rudnick’s Energy, Utilities & Environmental group.

Prior to joining Brown Rudnick, Jesse served as Chief of the Energy and Telecommunications Division in the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office where he was the primary advisor to the Attorney General on energy policy and carrying out the Attorney General’s statutory function of ratepayer advocate before state and federal regulators and the federal appellate courts. His energy experience includes matters such as distribution utility rate cases and other rate proceedings, power purchase agreements for renewable energy and renewable energy certificates, mergers and acquisitions, siting, interconnection agreements, FERC gas and electric transmission rates, wholesale market rule development, reliability standards, and regulatory compliance. Previously, as an Assistant Attorney General, Jesse was responsible for representing the Attorney General at NEPOOL on wholesale market and transmission planning issues. Prior to joining the Attorney General's Office in 2007, Jesse was a Hearing Officer at the Massachusetts Department of Telecommunications and Energy (predecessor to the DPU).

Education

University of Michigan Law School – J.D., 1996
University of Michigan – A.B., with honors, 1993

Bar Admissions

Massachusetts
U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court

Languages

German