Regina Y. Speed-Bost concentrates in energy administrative and regulatory law. She advises natural gas companies, local distribution companies, energy marketers and electric utilities on matters related to:
- Compliance with FERC rules, regulations and governing statutes
- Standards of conduct compliance
- The interpretation of FERC's Enforcement Authority
- Negotiations and investigations pursuant to FERC's Enforcement Authority
- The operation of regional transmission organizations
- Open Access Transmission Tariff (OATT) operations
- The interplay of federal wholesale regulation and state and local retail regulations
- Retail gas electric and gas competition
Ms. Speed-Bost is also a member of Schiff Hardin's Diversity Committee.
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|Nikki Lewis Simon, a litigation attorney with international law firm Greenberg Traurig, has been chosen among an exclusive list of 10 Women Worth Watching by the Profiles in Diversity Journal. According to the Journal, these honorees, who were nominated by their colleagues, peers, and mentors for their demonstrated initiative and performance, are women of tenacity and drive who represent diversity within their respective spheres of influence. The 10th Annual Women Worth Watching issue, which was released on September 15, showcases Simon’s accomplishments as well as features an inspiring message written by the honoree in which she shares four key principles for success. |
“It is an incredible honor to be recognized for the achievements I have earned throughout my career,” said Simon on being chosen for the Diversity Journal’s distinction. “I am an avid supporter of the efforts to diversify the cultural landscape of the legal marketplace, and am proud to represent women in the legal profession.”
Simon concentrates her practice on Labor and Employment. She advances her cross-industry clients’ business objectives by protecting their capital, whether human, intellectual or investment, against labor and employment law claims, including claims for race, sex, age and gender discrimination, hostile work environment and retaliation, and in employment-related matters, including the negotiation and defense of employment, non-complete and non-solicitation agreements. In addition to her litigation work, Simon serves on the Boards of Directors of the Women’s Chamber of Commerce of Miami-Dade County and the Gwen S. Cherry Black Women Lawyers Association, and recently completed her tenure on the Board of Trustees for Mercy Hospital and the Fountain of New Life, Inc. Moreover, she is the Co-Career Development Liaison for the Associate Development program in Greenberg Traurig’s Miami office, and serves on the Steering Committee of the 2012 GT Women’s Business Forum.