Jay Ryan is the Co-Chair of Baker Botts' Energy Regulatory Practice. Mr. Ryan counsels electric and gas utilities, private equity investors, infrastructure developers, hydroelectric licensees, and renewable energy providers on transactional, regulatory, and litigation matters. These matters include infrastructure permitting; regulation of regional power markets; transmission and generation rate issues; hydroelectric licensing and compliance; cross-border transactions; audits, investigations and enforcement actions; asset acquisitions, due diligence and divestitures; and other issues arising under federal and state energy and environmental laws. Mr. Ryan represents clients before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, the U.S. Department of Energy, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the U.S. Department of the Interior, the National Marine Fisheries Service and state water quality agencies. In 2017, the National Law Journal selected Jay as an Energy and Environmental Trailblazer.
Jay's leadership roles include serving as a Board member of the Northeast Chapter of the Energy Bar Association and Chair of the National Hydropower Association's Regulatory Affairs Committee. Jay also serves on the Board of Girls on the Run - D.C., a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering elementary school-age girls in the District of Columbia through education and athletics.