Paul F. Wight
Paul Wight’s practice focuses on issues arising out of the restructured electricity markets. He has litigated numerous high-profile disputes at FERC and in the U.S. Courts of Appeals related to market design and operation.

Bio

Mr. Wight also concentrates on energy transactional matters, including issues related to utility mergers, asset acquisitions and other FERC-jurisdictional transactions.

Much of Mr. Wight’s work has been on matters related to capacity markets. He has played a leadership role in the settlement, defense and reform of capacity markets in New England and in the “PJM” region, often working on behalf of large coalitions of generators. In 2010, Mr. Wight was named a “Groundbreaking Lawyer” by Public Utilities Fortnightly for this work. He also is listed in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, where he has been described as an attorney “who can command a room” who also “understands the economics and strategic aspects of RTO rules and writes very persuasively.”

Credentials

Education

  • J.D., Columbia University School of Law, 1997
  • B.A., Brigham Young University, 1994 (cum laude)

Admissions

  • New York
  • District of Columbia

Paul F. Wight

Partner, Energy Regulation and Litigation
paul.wight@skadden.com