“I think so highly of Julia Sullivan’s thoughtfulness, fairness, emotional intelligence in dealing with people, and commercial experience, all based on my past collaboration with Julia, that I would want Julia to be the commercial arbitrator in any matter in which I was engaged.”

Jacob J. WorenkleinChairman and Chief Executive Officer, US Grid Company, and Chairman, Ravenswood Power Holdings LLC (owner and operator of the largest power plant in New York), and Former Global Head of Energy, Infrastructure and Projects, Societe Générale, and Former Partner, Executive Committee Member and Head of Planning Committee and of Utilities and Project Finance Practice at Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy

“Julia's experience in dealing with complex energy matters, her ability to understand and balance all of the legal, technical and policy aspects of very contentious issues, and her professionalism and communication skills in working with multiple parties, make her particularly suited to arbitrate commercial matters and reach a fair and sound result.”

Cynthia A. MrletteFormer general counsel of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and energy law practitioner

“There are three all-important skills in a commercial arbitrator: an expert knowledge of commercial law; the ability to fashion workable solutions that leave each party equally satisfied (or equally dissatisfied) and, perhaps most importantly, the patience, listening skills and creativity to allow each party to feel (correctly) that they had a fair hearing and that a just result was reached. Julia has all three abilities and should be on anyone’s short list for a commercial arbitrator.”

Joseph K. HetrickRetired Partner of Dechert LLP and current Adjunct Professor of Law at The University of Pennsylvania School of Law

““Thoroughly professional . . . a triple-A academic background as a student and a teacher . . . extensive Big Law experience . . . And, most important, a people person.””

Dennis CampbellDirector, Center for International Legal Studies

“I have worked with Julia on a variety of matters. Julia offers a unique combination of legal expertise, a clear understanding of energy and regulatory economics and common sense. She is so effective because she sees both sides of the argument.”

Gene MeehanAffiliated Consultant, National Economic Research Associates, Washington, D.C.

“It’s rare that you come across a stand-out talent like Julia. I had the pleasure of working with Julia over a period of a couple years at NVEnergy in Nevada, collaborating on regulatory strategies and filings. I was particularly impressed by Julia’s ability to handle some of the toughest challenges under tight deadlines and pressure. She put people at ease with her confidence and made it all seem very natural for her while leaving everyone with a smile. As a team member or a leader, Julia earns my highest recommendation.”

Kirk CrestoMBA, RIMS, CRMP, Director, Corporate Insurance, NiSource

“Julia and I worked together for roughly eleven years. I enjoyed working with her because of her pleasantness, her desire to do the right thing, her honesty, her integrity, her knowledge of the law, and her fairness in the interpretation of contractual agreements.”

Andrew (Andy) McNeilPartner, B.A.M., former Executive, New Generation, NV Energy

“As the senior partner at NERA—the world’s oldest and largest firm of consulting economists—I have worked with, or faced, countless internal and external legal counsel in a wide variety of cases around the world since the 1980s. Julia Sullivan ranks among the best of those, with her easy facility with economics and finance, her authority before finders of fact and incisive briefings and case summaries.”

Jeff D. MakholmJeff D. Makholm, Managing Director, National Economic Research Associates

“Brilliant. Excellent Judgment. Big Heart.”

Robert FabrikantPartner, Manatt, Phelps & Phillps, LLP

“Julia one of the most knowledgeable arbitrators in the energy field. She takes into consideration every facet of a case from both legal, regulatory and business facets, analyzing each dispute with the required care and attention to details.”

Ramy TorbeyPartner, Eptalex MEG Legal Services, Dubai

“Intelligent, thoughtful, persuasive, thorough, personable, knowledgeable, hard-working regulatory attorney who helped us get good results in several very contentious cases.”

Walter HigginsChairman, South Jersey Industries, and Former Chief Executive Officer, Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority, and former President & Chief Executive Officer, Ascendant Group Limited – Bermuda, and Former Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, Sierra Pacific Resources

“We engaged Julia Sullivan to be counsel on a Georgia regulatory matter in which several natural gas marketers, each with their own attorneys, needed joint representation. Julia brought extensive knowledge and judgment to the situation. I valued her perceptive questions and her well-reasoned advice. Since that time, our company has contacted her several times to provide an outside perspective. I have appreciated her sound help and responsiveness.”

Meredith HodgesFormer Vice President of External Affairs, Gas South

“When I was CEO of NV Energy, located in Nevada, I had the pleasure of working with Julia, whom we hired to conduct regulatory cases before our Public Utilities Commission. Her preparation was thorough and her conduct and prosecution were both professional and effective. She is excellent to work with and I highly recommend her.”

Michael Yackiraformer Chief Executive Officer, NV Energy

“I worked with Julia on several occasions, specifically where she managed NV Energy’s participation in rate cases and resource plan presentations before the Nevada Public Utilities Commission. I found her always to be hard-working, dedicated and well-prepared. She was always cool, calm and collected, and it was a pleasure to work with her!”

David SimsGeneral Manager, Northern Star Generation

“I knew Julia Sullivan in the academic setting under the auspices of the Center for International Legal Studies. I noted how insightful she was in discussions involving international energy law practice, cross-border transactions, international litigation, and international arbitration. Even in casual conversations, I admired how she was able to draw on her vast experience to make pointed observations and critique on complicated legal issues. In my country, I’ve had the fortune of working for and interacting with legal luminaries, and I’ve learned that expertise and competence can only be achieved from intensive and extensive experience in the field of law. Julia’s effortless way of handling legal discussions, for me, is indicative of someone who has honed her skills and knowledge to an expert level.”

Lloyd Nicholas VergaraLL.M., Court of Appeals, The Philippines

“Julia is an excellent hearing room attorney who is an expert at preparing witnesses who are company personnel to do their best.”

Douglas BrooksSenior Attorney, NV Energy

“She is knowledgeable, hard-working, tenacious and delivers good results in difficult regulatory proceedings. An excellent regulatory attorney.”

Mario VillarFormer Vice President, Transmission, NV Energy