Meet Andrew K. Soto
Senior Managing Counsel, Regulatory Affairs, American Gas Association
Andrew K. Soto is senior managing counsel of regulatory affairs for the American Gas Association, representing AGA's natural gas distribution member companies primarily before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. Mr. Soto advises member companies on Federal regulatory developments that affect gas utility interests and advocates on their behalf on a broad range of policy issues.
Before joining AGA, Mr. Soto was counsel in the law firm of Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP, where he advised clients on regulatory policy developments and compliance in several energy industries including natural gas. Prior to that, Mr. Soto was Senior Legal Advisor to Chairman Pat Wood, III, of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. While there, Mr. Soto advised the chairman on the full gamut of issues before the Commission. Prior to joining the Chairman's staff, Mr. Soto represented FERC in complex appellate litigation before U.S. Courts of Appeals in all areas of Commission regulation.
Mr. Soto was previously in private practice at Ball Janik, LLP, and Newman & Holtzinger, PC, and worked in the Office of Administrative Law Judges, U.S. Department of Labor. Mr. Soto received a J.D. from Villanova University School of Law and a B.A. from Franklin & Marshall College.