Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Christopher R. Jones and Matthew J. Binette argued the causes for petitioner MISO Transmission Owners, et al. With them on the joint briefs were Miles H. Kiger , Wendy N. Reed , Michael J. Thompson , Victoria M. Lauterbach , Ryan J. Collins , Steven J. Ross , and Stacey L. Burbure . David S. Berman entered an appearance.
David E. Pomper argued the cause for petitioners on Return Issues. With him on the briefs were Robert A. Weishaar, Jr. , Omar Bustami , Vasiliki Karandrikas , Gerit F. Hull , Matthew R. Rudolphi , Michael Postar , Bhaveeta K. Mody , Sean T. Beeny , Barry Cohen , Andrea I. Sarmentero Garzon , John Michael Adragna , James H. Holt , David Eugene Crawford , and Benjamin Sloan .
Eric B. Wolff argued the cause for petitioners on Refund Issues. With him on the briefs were Jane E. Rueger , Robert A. Weishaar, Jr. , Alison R. Caditz , Vasiliki Karandrikas , Omar Bustami , Matthew R. Rudolphi , David E. Pomper , Gerit F. Hull , Sean T. Beeny , Barry Cohen , Andrea I. Sarmentero Garzon , Michael Postar , Bhaveeta K. Mody , James H. Holt , David Eugene Crawford , John Michael Adragna , and Benjamin Sloan . James K. Mitchell entered an appearance.
Jason T. Gray , Michael R. Fontham , Dana M. Shelton , and Justin A. Swaim were on the briefs for intervenors supporting Consumer-Side petitioners. Arthur W. Iler entered an appearance.
Catherine P. McCarthy , Blake R. Urban , Nicholas J. Cicale , Gary Epler , Phyllis E. Lemell , Lisa B. Luftig , Mary E. Grover , Sean A. Atkins , David M. Gossett , S. Mark Sciarrotta , Jeffrey M. Jakubiak , and Jennifer C. Mansh were on the brief for amici curiae in support of Transmission Owning petitioners.
Lona T. Perry , Deputy Solicitor, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, argued the cause for respondent. With her on the brief were Matthew R. Christiansen , General Counsel, and Robert H. Solomon , Solicitor.
Michael R. Fontham argued the cause for intervenors in support of respondent aligned with remaining petitioners. With him on the brief were Andrea I. Sarmentero Garzon , Matthew R. Rudolphi , Sean T. Beeny , Barry Cohen , Benjamin Sloan , Joshua E. Adrian , Gerit F. Hull , James H. Holt , David Eugene Crawford , Robert A. Weishaar, Jr. , David E. Pomper , Vasiliki Karandrikas , Omar Bustami , Michael Postar , Bhaveeta K. Mody , Dana M. Shelton , Justin A. Swaim , Deborah A. Moss , Jason T. Gray , and Emerson J. Hilton . Arthur W. Iler entered an appearance.
Matthew J. Binette argued the cause for intervenors in support of respondent. With him on the joint brief were Steven J. Ross , Stacey L. Burbure , Wendy N. Reed , Michael J. Thompson , Victoria M. Lauterbach , Ryan J. Collins , Christopher R. Jones , and Miles H. Kiger . David S. Berman entered an appearance.
Before: Srinivasan, Chief Judge, Katsas and Walker, Circuit Judges.
Walker, Circuit Judge:
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is responsible for ensuring that interstate electricity rates are "just and reasonable." 16 U.S.C. §§ 824d(a), 824e(a). To do so, it approves electricity providers' proposed rate changes, and it can require them to change their rates if the rates become unreasonable. This...
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