David Applebaum co-chairs Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP’s energy regulation, markets and enforcement practice. Mr Applebaum’s practice focuses on energy regulatory enforcement before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and other agencies, as well as complex civil litigation, government enforcement, and internal investigations on behalf of energy and other clients.
Mr Applebaum is a six-year veteran of FERC and represents a variety of clients in the electric and natural gas industries on business, regulatory, enforcement, compliance and policy matters. In addition to his FERC enforcement work, Mr Applebaum handles civil litigation and internal investigations for clients in the energy industry (and other industries). He also brings valuable background and experience to energy companies subject to Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) market manipulation investigations and enforcement actions.