Reed Smith LLP today announced the addition of Colette D. Honorable, former commissioner of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), and Regina Y. Speed-Bost, chair of Schiff Hardin’s Energy Group, to its market-leading international Energy & Natural Resources (ENR) practice.
Honorable and Speed-Bost will serve as partners resident in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office and lead the firm’s FERC offering. Additionally, Debra Ann Palmer, a colleague of Speed-Bost’s at Schiff Hardin, has joined the firm as counsel.
“Both Colette and Regina are renowned leaders in energy regulatory law; their complementary government and private sector perspectives will provide our clients with one of most significant and game-changing FERC practices in the United States,” said ENR Chair Prajakt Samant. “This addition underscores our commitment to building out our stateside energy offering in order to meet our energy and commodities clients’ needs, which include responding rapidly and proactively to fluid policies, regulations and enforcement initiatives.”