FERC Chairman Wellinghoff To Join Stoel Rives

Law360, New York (October 21, 2013, 4:12 PM EDT) -- Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Chairman Jon Wellinghoff, who announced his resignation in May, will join Stoel Rives LLP as a San Francisco-based partner when he officially steps down from his post, the firm said Monday.

Stoel Rives Chairman Alan Merkle wouldn't reveal exactly what Wellinghoff's duties would be at the firm but said his arrival will significantly boost the firm's historically robust energy practice, in which over 100 of the firm's lawyers work, more than a quarter of the total staff.

"He's a terrific fit for...
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