Natalie Karas

Lead Counsel, Energy Markets & Utility Regulation


Areas of expertise:
Natural gas and electricity market design, natural gas policy, utility regulation

Natalie is a Senior Regulatory Attorney in EDF’s Oil and Gas Program. She is one of EDF’s strategists and legal representatives in regulatory proceedings implicating natural gas market design, both at wholesale and retail. Her work includes Gas-to-Clean related energy market refinements and state proceedings assessing utility leak-prone pipe replacement projects.


Prior to joining EDF in 2016, Natalie worked at Duncan, Weinberg, Genzer, and Pembroke, P.C., primarily practicing before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.


  • Juris Doctor, Vermont Law School, magna cum laude
  • Bachelor of Arts, Washington University in St. Louis, magna cum laude