Donna Attanasio is assistant dean at George Washington University since September 2022 in the Energy Law departement. Donna Attanasio has been working in the departement since 2013. She previously was a partner and of counsel at White & Case’s Energy, Infrastructure and Project Finance Group with an emphasis in energy markets, regulatory matters and transactions. Since 1997, Ms. Attanasio has regularly served as lead outside counsel in the negotiation and documentation of agreements for tolling services, power sales, requirements power and energy management services using customized bilateral agreements, standardized agreements (such as those created by EEI/NEMA, ISDA and NAESB) and hybrids, resulting in executed contracts for over 11,000 MWs of power. She has also served as a party-appointed arbitrator. Ms. Attanasio counsels clients on matters arising under the US Federal Power Act, the US Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act and the US Public Utility Holding Company Act of 2005, including compliance with the FERC’s Standards of Conduct, Order Nos. 888 and 890, interlocking directorate authorizations and other matters. Prior to law school, Ms. Attanasio supervised load management programs for an investor-owned utility.