Andrew Satten is the Deputy Chief Administrative Law Judge at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). He began serving as a FERC Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) in April 2019.
Prior to his ALJ tenure, Mr. Satten had been serving as the Supervisory Attorney-Adviser in FERC’s Office of Administrative Law Judges (OALJ). In this role he managed OALJ’s staff of attorney-advisers, law clerks, energy industry analysts, and legal interns. He also was selected to and completed FERC’s Leadership Development Program, the agency’s premier initiative for developing its future leaders.
Prior to his public service at FERC, Mr. Satten’s legal experience included positions with the American Wind Energy Association, the US Green Building Council, a Washington, DC law firm, the Environment and Natural Resources Division of the US Department of Justice, the Office of the General Counsel at The George Washington University, and Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington.
Mr. Satten is a graduate of The George Washington University Law School (GW Law), where he served as the Senior Managing Editor of The George Washington Journal of Energy and Environmental Law. He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and is a member of the Virginia Bar.
Mr. Satten has been a member of the adjunct faculty at GW Law since 2014, teaching a course on energy and environmental law scholarship as a Professorial Lecturer in Law.