Jeremy Weinstein

Law Offices of Jeremy Weinstein



Jeremy Weinstein has for nearly 30 years represented major energy companies in energy and environmental commodity trading and derivatives.

He received the Distinguished Service in Environmental Markets Award from the Environmental Markets Association for his work on REC master trading documentation. He chaired the Edison Electric Institute (EEI) Contracts Drafting Committee subcommittees that prepared the EEI Master Agreement RECs and AB32 Annexes. He co-chaired the WSPP Committee that prepared the AB32 Specified Source confirmation. He is chair of the EEI subcommittee currently preparing a simplified form of one-off REC trading agreement.

With his esteemed colleagues IECA colleagues, he co-authored and contributed to industry comment letters on proposed Dodd-Frank Act rules that have favorably affected final rules for the energy industry. For example, the CFTC cited the IECA comment letter more than ISDA’s letter in the swap documentation final rules, and the CFTC referred to IECA’s letter throughout the its proposed and final rules ending Form TO trade option reporting and proposed guidance on natural gas and electric power contracts.

He has published more than thirty articles and book chapters in his field, including chapters in the textbook “Energy and Environmental Project Finance Law and Taxation” published by Oxford University Press.

He holds three law degrees: a J.D. from the University of California, and a B.A. and M.A., both with honors, from Trinity Hall, Cambridge University, UK; and his undergraduate degree is a B.A., summa cum laude, from the University of California, Berkeley.