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Jeffrey M. Jakubiak is a partner in the New York and Washington, D.C. offices of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher and is a member of Gibson Dunn’s Energy, Regulation and Litigation Practice Group. Mr. Jakubiak counsels clients regarding a broad variety of electric, natural gas, and oil matters at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC”). Holding a bachelor’s degree in quantitative economics, Mr. Jakubiak’s practice focuses on matters at the crossroads of law and economics, particularly cost-of-service ratemaking, energy transactions, electric company mergers and power sales, energy market manipulation, and the workings of energy markets. He has a deep understanding of the methodologies used by FERC to set returns on equity and to analyze generation market power, and has developed proprietary quantitative analytical tools that he uses to advise clients on electric asset transactions, market-based rate authorizations, and litigation risk.
Mr. Jakubiak is ranked among the top FERC lawyers by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business with clients noting “he is extremely experienced in FERC matters and understands the nuts and bolts of the law in this area,” is “an outstanding attorney who has full command of all aspects of the energy industry,” and “is an excellent strategic thinker, and has exceptional analytical and writing skills.” Most recently, he was also recognized as a leading lawyer for the area of Energy Law in the 2023 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®.
Prior to joining Gibson Dunn, Mr. Jakubiak was a partner with Troutman Sanders, where he focused on federal energy regulatory matters.
Mr. Jakubiak graduated in 1993 with honors with a Bachelor of Arts in quantitative economics from Stanford University. He received his Juris Doctor in 1997 from Cornell Law School, where he was an Olin Foundation Law and Economics Scholar and a board editor at the Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy. He has also authored several articles on energy economics presented at the annual meetings of the International Association for Energy Economics.
Cornell University - 1997 Juris Doctor
Stanford University - 1993 Bachelor of Arts
District of Columbia Bar
New York Bar