Maria Seidler, as the principal of Seidler Consulting (SC), handles EnCAP-IT’s legislative policy and relations positioning within the continental U.S. She supports mission critical goals of our clients, with a 30+-year career as an energy attorney and policy analyst, during which she worked with several Fortune 500 utilities, most recently Dominion Energy Inc (NYSE: D), one of the nation’s largest producers and transporters of energy. Her specialized talent is influencing public policy makers to adopt innovative approaches to policy goals that promote both economic and environmental values.
Her consultancy, Seidler Consulting (SC), produced a comprehensive white paper on federal and state coal ash policies and coal combustion product (CCP) markets under a contract with the US Department of Energy and the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) this February 2020.
Ms. Seidler’s areas of expertise include legal and business leadership in natural gas and electricity, overseeing legal review of energy transactions and regulatory policy analysis in natural gas and electricity restructuring, climate change policies, carbon regulations, and grid modernization. Her clients have included start-up natural gas marketing companies, independent oil and gas producers, smart grid technology start-ups, and CCR management companies in developing legal, policy and market strategies to contribute to their earning targets.
Ms. Seidler received her law degree from The University of Tulsa College of Law, an ABD in English Literature from the University of Tulsa, and a Masters in Environmental Management from Yale University. This unique combination of academic accomplishment allows Ms. Seidler to represent client interests in documents that achieve remarkable lucidity in necessarily technical areas while still capturing deep insight and perspective for public policy makers of diverse backgrounds in pursuit of clients objectives.
Maria primarily consults with companies in the energy sector on complex regulation and legislative changes, including new energies technology and CCR management.