Ashley M. Bond


The team at Duncan & Allen LLP
  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia
Professional Associations
  • American Bar Association
  • Energy Bar Association
  • Women’s Energy Network
  • University College Cork, Cork Ireland. Irish Literature & History Course, 2004
  • University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS (B.A. 2006, cum laude), Phi Beta Kappa
  • George Mason University, Arlington, VA (J.D. 2009)

Ashley’s practice focuses on the representation of consumer-owned utilities before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), federal and state courts, and state utility regulatory agencies. Ashley has represented and advised electric municipalities and cooperatives on issues relating to contract negotiation, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory compliance, and litigation. She also advises clients on the Federal Aviation Administration’s regulation of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS or drones), and speaks on the use of this technology in the energy industry.

Ashley’s recent representations include:

  • A Kansas municipally owned utility in its opposition to Great Plains Energy’s acquisition of Westar Energy.
  • A group of Massachusetts municipally owned utilities in their challenge to reduce New England transmission return on equity rates to just and reasonable levels.
  • A California municipally owned utility in its efforts to deploy Unmanned Aircraft Systems prior to Part 107  Regulations.
  • Advising several public power systems and consumer advocates in their evaluation of proposed formula rates.

Professional Background

  • 2017 - Present | Partner, Duncan & Allen
  • 2008 - 2017 | Associate, Duncan & Allen
  • 2007 - 2008 | Law Clerk, United States Department of Veterans Affairs (Office of the Secretary's Regulatory Rewrite Project), Washington, DC
  • 2007 | Intern, United States Attorney's Office for the Western District of Missouri (Civil Division), Kansas City, M