Sebastian Lombardi assists energy clients with all aspects of transactional and regulatory matters associated with federally regulated power and gas markets.
Sebastian is a member of the team of lawyers serving as general counsel to the New England Power Pool (NEPOOL), a regional organization engaged in the wholesale markets for electrical power. In this capacity, Sebastian represents NEPOOL before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and regularly provides counsel on a wide range of matters related to the design and operation of the region's wholesale electric markets.
During law school, Sebastian served as a judicial clerk to the Honorable Mary Ellen Coster Williams of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, as a legal intern for the Connecticut attorney general, and as editor of the Connecticut Public Interest Law Journal.
Prior to attending law school, Sebastian worked for a United States senator, primarily involved in defense, homeland security, veterans and energy policy issues.
Chosen for inclusion in the Chambers USA Legal Directory (Chambers & Partners) of recognized practitioners for Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation) Nationwide, 2023
Selected to the list of 500 Leading US Energy Lawyers list by Lawdragon, 2023
Selected to the list of Ones to Watch for Energy Law by The Best Lawyers in America (Woodward/White, Inc.), 2023-2024
Selected as one of the New Leaders in the Law by the Connecticut Law Tribune (ALM Media Properties, LLC), 2020
Selected to the list of Connecticut Super Lawyers Rising Stars (Thomson Reuters), Energy and Natural Resources, 2014-2021
ABA Section of Urban, State & Local Government Prize, 2010
Connecticut Conference of Municipalities Prize, 2009
CALI Excellence for the Future Award: Renewable Energy Law in the United States
LEED Green Associate
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Hartford's Law & Government Academy School Governance Council, 2009-2011
City of Hartford Young Professionals Task Force, former member