Jenkins At Law, LLC  


Alan Jenkins assists clients in the natural gas, electric power, alternative energy and communications industries as well as handling corporate and environmental matters. He conducts project development work for electric, gas, alternative energy and telecommunications projects, whether advising clients on how to structure proposed projects and asset sales/purchases, drafting and negotiating key project agreements or securing regulatory and financing approvals for such projects.  Mr. Jenkins advises commercial and industrial clients on how to decrease their energy bills and works with clients on a variety of regulatory and appellate matters, which have included the first electric stranded cost proceeding before FERC following Order No. 888, the appeal of Order No. 636 that transformed the interstate natural gas market, and proceedings for the first complete unbundling of a local utility’s retail gas service.  Mr. Jenkins also represents clients on procurement bid protests and other matters pending before local agencies, hearing examiners and appellate courts. In particular, Mr. Jenkins has represented clients on matters pending before, among others: 

  • Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
  • US Department of Energy
  • US Postal Rate Commission
  • Federal courts
  • Local boards and departments
  • US Army Corps of Engineers
  • US Surface Transportation Board
  • US Forest Service
  • State courts
  • State public service commissions

Partner – McKenna, Long & Aldridge LLP; Atlanta, GA   1998-2007
Associate – Wiley Rein & Fielding; Washington, DC   1996-1998
Associate – Dickstein Shapiro & Morin; Washington, DC   1994-1996

J.D., University of North Carolina School of Law, 1994, with honors, Order of the Coif
B.Sc., State University of New York/College of Environmental Science & Forestry, magna cum laude, 1979


"NRG Learns that Regulatory Risk Continues Even in Bankruptcy," The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel, Vol. 11, No. 9 (September 2003)
Recognizing the Regulatory Blind Spot," Energy Legal Beat (June 3, 2003)
"Entergy-Koch Trading Announcement Brings Up Tough New Questions About Regulation," Electric Light & Power Utility Automation (June 2, 2003)
"Real Time Pricing Alive and Well in Georgia," Energy Pulse (March 17, 2005)
"The Commercial Customer’s Attraction to RTP–THEY DO RESPOND!" Innovative Products and Services for the Energy Industry; Seminar sponsored by Christensen Associates Energy Consulting, LLC, Washington, D.C. (September 9, 2005)
Balancing Fair Regulation and Divergent/Multidimensional Public Interest Issues – the Commercial Customer Perspective, Panel presentation at Southeast Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners annual meeting, Asheville, NC (June 10, 2013)

District of Columbia
U.S. Courts of Appeals; Federal Circuit, D.C. Circuit, 11th Circuit

PRO BONO – (2007-08) board member and recipient of “Top 50 volunteers” award – Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation, a non-profit foundation encouraging pro bono representation of low-income clients in Atlanta.

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