Roni F. Epstein has been an attorney and policy facilitator in the energy sector for over 20 years. In addition to her work with Pace, Roni serves as an independent consultant and counsel to alternative energy developers and energy infrastructure owners on energy market and regulatory compliance matters. Her experience includes representation of utilities in restructured energy markets as a litigator, policy driver and consensus builder with proven capability to drive alternative energy infrastructure development and energy policy. Roni was an attorney advisor in the FERC’s Office of General Counsel and later successfully defended FERC decisions before the Commission’s administrative law judges on behalf of the Commission. Roni was also Assistant General Counsel to the Long Island Power Authority where she led precedent-setting transmission matters. As Counsel for Legislative and Regulatory Affairs at the New York Power Authority, she helped facilitate a nationally-recognized regulatory compliance program. Roni is the President of the Northeast Chapter of the Energy Bar Association and is licensed to practice before the United States Supreme Court, New York, Washington D.C. and Maryland. Roni received her Juris Doctor from Georgetown Law Center and her undergraduate degree, with honors, from the State University of New York at Stony Brook.
Legal Policy Advisor