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Education

  • Harvard University, B.A. (1972) magna cum laude
  • Harvard Law School, J.D. (1976) cum laude

Admissions

  • District of Columbia

Languages

  • French (Intermediate)
Jennifer N. Waters, Partner Washington, D.C.
jwaters@crowell.com
Phone: +1 202.624.2715
1001 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20004-2595

Jennifer N. Waters is a partner in the firm's Energy Group and is resident in the Washington, D.C. office. She represents clients in a wide variety of energy regulatory, litigation, and transactional matters. Her clients include natural gas companies, local distribution companies, and municipal utility systems providing both gas and electric service, oil companies, renewable energy companies, large energy users, and other energy industry participants. Recent matters pertain to natural gas rates, services, and certificates, LNG imports and exports, crude oil exports, and oil pipeline rates. Jennifer has focused on energy law since the late 1970s and participated actively in the restructurings and transformations of the natural gas and electric industries that have occurred in the last three decades. She has practiced extensively before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), the Courts of Appeals, the Department of Commerce, and the U.S. Congress. She is an experienced litigator in administrative and appellate proceedings. Her expertise includes both FERC's and the appellate courts' rules of procedure. She has also negotiated and prepared the contractual documents for a range of energy transactions. Jennifer has been named one of the top lawyers in the energy field by Chambers USA. She has also been recognized in the field of energy law by The Best Lawyers in America and as a Washington D.C. "Super Lawyer."

Jennifer is a past president of the Energy Bar Association, former member of the American Bar Association House of Delegates, and former member of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit's Advisory Committee on Procedures.

Jennifer received her law degree cum laude from the Harvard Law School in 1976 and her undergraduate degree, magna cum laude, from Harvard University in 1972. Before entering private practice, she served as a law clerk for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. She is a member of the bar of the District of Columbia.



Affiliations

Admitted to practice: District of Columbia



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Publications



Client Alerts & Newsletters

  • "This Month in International Trade - August 2015," International Trade Bulletin (September 2, 2015). Contacts: John B. Brew, Frances P. Hadfield, Edward Goetz, Cari N. Stinebower, Pierce Lee, Dr. Salomé Cisnal de Ugarte, Daniel Cannistra, Alexander H. Schaefer, Paul Davies, Jennifer N. Waters, Anne Elise Herold Li, Benjamin Blase Caryl, David (Dj) Wolff, Jini Koh, Maria Alejandra (Jana) del-Cerro
  • "This Month in International Trade - January 2015," International Trade Bulletin (February 5, 2015). Contacts: John B. Brew, Edward Goetz, Cari N. Stinebower, Dr. Salomé Cisnal de Ugarte, Jennifer N. Waters, Alexander H. Schaefer, Christopher Monahan, David (Dj) Wolff, Maria Alejandra (Jana) del-Cerro, Jini Koh
  • "This Month in International Trade - December 2014," International Trade Bulletin (January 8, 2015). Contacts: John B. Brew, Edward Goetz, Cari N. Stinebower, Dr. Salomé Cisnal de Ugarte, Alexander H. Schaefer, Daniel Cannistra, Jennifer N. Waters, Christopher Monahan, David (Dj) Wolff, Jini Koh, Maria Alejandra (Jana) del-Cerro


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Firm News & Announcements

Aug.18.2016 The Best Lawyers in America 2017 Recognizes 38 Crowell & Moring Attorneys
May.27.2016 Chambers USA Ranks 56 Crowell & Moring Attorneys and 19 Leading Practice Areas Among Best in U.S.
Aug.25.2015 The Best Lawyers in America 2016 Recognizes 39 Crowell & Moring Attorneys
May.19.2015 Chambers USA Ranks 53 Crowell & Moring Attorneys and 20 Leading Practice Areas Among Best in U.S.
Aug.28.2014 The Best Lawyers In America 2015 Recognizes 40 Crowell & Moring Attorneys
May.23.2014 Chambers USA Ranks 51 Crowell & Moring Attorneys and 19 Leading Practice Areas Among Best in U.S.
Sep.03.2013 The Best Lawyers In America 2014 Recognizes 41 Crowell & Moring Attorneys
Sep.01.2013 Super Lawyers 2013 Recognizes 64 Crowell & Moring Attorneys
May.24.2013 Chambers USA Ranks 45 Crowell & Moring Attorneys and 19 Leading Practice Areas Among Best in U.S.
Sep.04.2012 The Best Lawyers in America 2013 Recognizes 44 Crowell & Moring Attorneys
Jun.07.2012 Chambers USA Ranks 45 Crowell & Moring Attorneys and 18 Leading Practice Areas Among Best in U.S.
Aug.30.2011 The Best Lawyers in America 2012 Recognizes 43 Crowell & Moring Attorneys
Jun.10.2011 Chambers USA Ranks Crowell & Moring Attorneys and Leading Practice Areas Among Best in U.S.
Aug.03.2010 The Best Lawyers in America 2011 Recognizes 44 Crowell & Moring Attorneys
Jun.11.2010 Chambers USA Ranks 42 Crowell & Moring Attorneys and 14 Practice Areas as Among Best In Class
Sep.01.2009 Super Lawyers 2009 Recognizes 39 Crowell & Moring Attorneys
Jun.13.2008 Chambers USA Ranks 33 Crowell & Moring Attorneys and 13 Practice Areas as Among Best In Class
Sep.11.2007 The Best Lawyers in America 2008 Recognizes 34 Crowell & Moring Attorneys
Jun.21.2007 Chambers USA Ranks 28 Crowell & Moring Attorneys and 13 Practice Areas
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