Andrea I. Sarmentero Garzón

Andrea I. Sarmentero Garzón Associate

P: 202.370.4128
F: 202.370.0142
L: Washington, D.C.

Andrea I. Sarmentero Garzón focuses her practice in energy regulatory and transactional matters. Since joining JS&S, Andrea has provided to clients compliance advice concerning licensing of hydropower projects, electric reliability standards, rate schedules, generator interconnection, affected system impact studies, and transmission planning and cost allocation. Andrea was also heavily involved in the preparation of FERC filings and settlement negotiations to integrate one of our clients into the PJM region. 

Prior to joining JS&S, Andrea worked as a legal specialist at the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities where she gained a good understanding of public utilities’ business and regulatory compliance obligations at the state and federal levels. In addition, Andrea has extensive energy legislative, regulatory and transactional experience in Europe where she served at the Council of European Energy Regulators in Brussels and at the energy and project finance practice group of a global law firm in Madrid.

Areas of Focus

  • Energy Law

Articles, Publications and Presentations

Honors, Appointments and Awards

  • NEA-OCDE Fellowship (2005)

Other Languages

  • Spanish (Native)

  • French (Intermediate)

Professional Affiliations

  • New York City Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
    Environment, Energy and Resources Section, Member
    Antitrust Section, Member
  • Energy Bar Association
  • Ilustre Colegio de Abogados de Madrid

Admitted to Practice

  • New York, 2012
  • Spain-Ilustre Colegio de Abogados de Madrid, 2005

Court Admission

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit , 2014


  • New York Law School, Foreign Lawyer Training Program, 2009
  • Diploma in Internatonal Nuclear Energy Law, University of Montpellier, 2006
    Montpellier, France
  • Master in Business and International Trade, University Complutense, 2005
    Madrid, Spain
  • L.L.M., University of Dundee (CEPMLP), Energy Law & Policy, 2002
    Dundee, UK
  • J.D., University of Malaga, 2000
    Málaga, Spain

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