Erica Youngstrom has experience representing energy companies before federal courts and agencies, particularly the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. She counsels natural gas distribution companies, oil and gas pipelines, utilities, generators, and other energy industry participants on regulatory matters, and has handled contested ratemaking proceedings, commercial disputes, and FERC investigations. Erica also has represented electric transmission owners on transmission project development.Prior to joining Jones Day, Erica was an associate in the Washington, DC office of an international law firm, where she was a member of that firm's energy practice. Erica serves on the Institute for Energy Law Advisory Board and the American Bar Association Energy Litigation Committee. She is a member of the Energy Bar Association.