Megan C. Gibson is the Chief Counsel at the Niskanen Center. She oversees the Center’s litigation docket and leads complex federal advocacy efforts, including before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. Gibson is an unwavering advocate, with a demonstrated track record of fighting for the rights of landowners, communities, and organizations in administrative proceedings and federal courts across the United States. Her expertise on the siting and permitting processes of interstate pipelines and combating the build-out of unneeded fossil fuel infrastructure informs the Center’s work on promoting the development of much-needed low carbon technologies and transmission.
Prior to joining the Niskanen Center, Gibson was an accomplished litigator who successfully handled complex cases against government and corporate entities during her tenure in private practice. She is licensed to practice law in the District of Columbia, Maryland, New York, and Virginia and was recognized as a “Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers Rising Star.”
Gibson holds a J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center and a Master of Arts in conflict resolution from American University.