Jenner & Block
Max Minzner is a partner in the Energy Practice at Jenner & Block. Prior to joining the firm in 2017, he was General Counsel at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. He previously helped lead the enforcement arm of the Commission as Special Counsel. As General Counsel at FERC, Mr. Minzner oversaw the legal aspects of all of the agency’s work, including matters involving electricity, natural gas and oil. He supervised the appellate defense of the agency orders in the United States Courts of Appeals. During his time as General Counsel, he was responsible for the agency’s role in litigating and implementing the United States Supreme Court decisions in FERC v. EPSA, 136 S. Ct. 760 (2016) and Hughes v. Talen Energy Marketing, 136 S. Ct. 1288 (2016).
Earlier in his career, Mr. Minzner served as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Eastern District of New York handling complex matters involving public corruption, international narcotics, and violent crime. He was also a member of the faculty at both the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and the University of New Mexico School of Law, where he helped guide the law school in two different Associate Dean roles. He is a leading scholar on administrative enforcement and was awarded the UNM Presidential Teaching Fellowship, a lifetime achievement award given annually to a single professor University-wide to recognize excellence in teaching.
Wednesday, September 26
11:00 AM – 11:30 AM