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Greenberg Traurig Strategically Grows Energy Practice with Addition of Rabeha Kamaluddin in Washington, D.C.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – June 7, 2019 – Rabeha Kamaluddin has joined global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s Washington, D.C. office as a shareholder in the firm’s Energy & Natural Resources and Global Litigation practices. Kamaluddin focuses her practice on energy regulation, compliance, and enforcement matters, regularly representing clients before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and various state public utility commissions. She joins from Dorsey & Whitney LLP, where she was a partner.

“We are excited that someone with Rabeha’s talent and extensive experience is joining the Greenberg Traurig Energy Practice group,” noted a joint statement from the firm’s Energy & Natural Resources Practice co-chairs Kenneth M. Minesinger and William S. Garner. “Rabeha is a very talented lawyer with a unique skillset, having significant experience across all major sectors of federal energy regulation, including electricity and oil and gas pipelines.”

Kamaluddin represents energy clients, including interstate oil and natural gas pipelines and storage providers and developers, liquefied natural gas (LNG) exporters, public utilities, transmission owners, independent power producers, and state power authorities, in virtually all stages of the regulatory process and government investigations. She assists clients in oil/natural gas pipeline and electric utility infrastructure development.

“We welcome Rabeha to our expanding Washington, D.C. office. Her strategic addition further bolsters the firm’s capabilities to better serve our clients’ regulatory needs. Rabeha’s level of know-how  is a valuable addition to our team,” noted a joint statement from the co-managing shareholders of the Washington, D.C. office, Laura Metcoff Klaus and Robert Mangas.

“Greenberg Traurig has an incredible reputation in the energy space, and a global footprint that will benefit all aspects of my practice. I am honored to be working with an expansive multi-office team of regulatory, litigation, and transactional attorneys,” Kamaluddin said. “Working for the firm’s clients as well as introducing my new colleagues to my clients is a win-win.”

Kamaluddin has been listed in Super Lawyers Magazine since 2015. She is a member of the Energy Bar Association, having served as chair of the Compliance and Enforcement Committee, 2016-2017; a member of the South Asian Bar Association of North America, currently serving as co-chair of the Law Partners Section; a member of the South Asian Bar Association of Washington, D.C., serving as a mentor for South Asian lawyers; a member of the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, serving on its Energy and Natural Resources Committee; and a member of the Capital Area Muslim Bar Association.

Kamaluddin received her J.D. in 2005 from the University of Michigan Law School, where she was Senior Notes Editor of the Michigan Journal of International Law. In 2000, she received a B.A. from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. She is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia and in California.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Washington, D.C. Office: Greenberg Traurig’s Washington, D.C. office is home to a multidisciplinary team of lawyers and governmental affairs professionals with strategic experience helping companies of all sizes to navigate the federal government. The office’s work encompasses governmental affairs, federal procurement, global trade and investment, health and FDA business, litigation, government contracts, antitrust, energy, telecommunications, real estate, intellectual property, representation of foreign governments, and national defense and homeland security. Greenberg Traurig’s clients range from the federal defense sector to energy, hospitality telecommunications, and health care companies, which the firm represents before government agencies, regulatory bodies, Congress, and the courts. The firm’s Washington, D.C. attorneys are also involved in handling a wide range of regulatory, corporate, and finance work for clients in these industries.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Energy & Natural Resources Practice: Greenberg Traurig’s Energy & Natural Resources Practice has broad transactional, regulatory, and litigation experience across many sectors of the energy industry, including oil and gas, LNG, electricity, coal, wind, solar and other renewable energy sources. The firm’s exceptional multi-office platform, including key offices in major energy centers, enables us to serve and implement legal strategies for energy clients throughout the U.S., and in international markets including Latin America, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Litigation Practice: Greenberg Traurig’s Litigation Practice includes a team of more than 600 attorneys. The firm’s trial lawyers regularly appear in state and federal courts throughout the country, as well as in appellate courts and before international arbitration panels. They work closely with in-house counsel to develop a strategy that best fits a litigation cost and proficiency model appropriate to the client’s unique needs and goals.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has more than 2,000 attorneys in 39 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, diversity, and innovation, and is consistently among the largest firms in the U.S. on the Law360 400 and among the Top 20 on the Am Law Global 100. Web: Twitter: @GT_Law.