Andrew Young is a partner in Mayer Brown's Washington DC office and a member of the Banking & Finance practice. He concentrates his practice on issues related to the energy industry. Andrew's practice includes representing electric utilities, transmission providers, independent power producers, power marketers, qualifying facilities, public utility holding companies, industrial consumers, and debt and equity investors in a wide variety of matters. These include mergers and acquisitions, spin-offs and restructurings, the development and re-design of Regional Transmission Organization (RTO) markets, transmission rates, incentives and policies, ancillary services, interconnection procedures and agreements, market-based and cost-based rates, contract drafting and negotiations, settlements, administrative hearings, trial and appellate litigation, bankruptcy, and advice on state and federal regulatory issues. Andrew has significant experience with renewable energy projects of all types, including solar, wind, geothermal, biomass, hydroelectric, and energy storage projects. He has experience representing clients before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), the Department of Energy (DOE), the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), state public utility commissions, and federal district and appellate courts.