Adjunct Associate Law Professor, Elisabeth R. Myers, a Washington lawyer with more than 20 years experience, is the founding principal of Myers Energy International, an independent energy law and policy practice with a focus on oil and gas pipelines; administrative litigation of energy matters before federal and state regulatory agencies and courts; energy regulatory and compliance training for domestic and foreign government agencies and regulators and corporations; and alternative dispute resolution services.
Myers Energy International represents businesses and stakeholders primarily in the oil and gas industry, including companies involved in exploration, extraction, refining, transportation and marketing of crude oil, petroleum products and natural gas. The firm provides counsel on various regulatory and related transactional matters and advises companies on pipeline safety compliance issues under the U.S. Department of Transportation's Pipeline and Hazardous Materials and Safety Administration regulations. Elisabeth has successfully litigated and/or settled numerous administrative cases before the FERC, state agencies including the California Public Utilities Commission, the U.S. Courts of Appeals, and the U.S. Supreme Court.
Elisabeth is a founding member of the Middle East and North Africa Consultants Association, and chairs the Coordinating Council for MENACA’s Women’s Entrepreneur Initiative, a new business leadership program designed to focus on practical training, mentoring, and business opportunities for current and aspiring women entrepreneurs in the Middle East and North Africa. She is also the founder and CEO of Andalusia Trade International, LLC, a company formed to facilitate trade between the U.S. and Morocco.
Elisabeth is a member of the Council Group of the ABA Public Utility, Communications and Transportation Section, and serves as the Chair of the Section’s Oil Pipelines Committee. She is a former President of the Washington Council of Lawyers, and serves on the Women in Leadership Committee of the Women’s Council on Energy & the Environment (WCEE).
Elisabeth is a member of the faculty for Lawline.com and an on-call subject matter expert for the Gerson Lehrman Group and ExpertConnect. Her course on “Federal Regulation of Oil Pipelines in the United States,” April 2012, is available for continuing legal education credit by clicking here. Elisabeth graduated summa cum laude from Hunter College of the City University of New York, and received her Juris Doctor from the Washington College of Law at American University.