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Julie Carey is an energy economist who regularly provides expert evidence in energy-related commercial and regulatory disputes, as well as in international arbitrations. She has more than 20 years of experience addressing economic issues in power, oil and gas, coal, renewables, pipelines, and railroad sectors. Ms. Carey helps clients with issues related to energy market dynamics, competition, energy contracts, economic damages, valuations, regulatory economics, macroeconomic analyses (i.e., jobs, GDP, taxes), and environmental assessments.

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Ms. Carey has authored expert reports and provided expert testimony on energy industry matters in US courts, before international arbitration panels, and before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), National Energy Board, and many other regulatory agencies. Her work has involved breach of contract, antitrust, class actions, and other types of disputes within the oil and gas, power, renewables, and transportation sectors. In commercial disputes, Ms. Carey has quantified economic damages and conducted valuation analyses in dozens of cases. Appearing before energy regulatory agencies, Ms. Carey frequently provides competition analyses for approval of market-based rates, negotiated rates and mergers and acquisitions, analysis of market manipulation claims, and other regulatory economic analyses, with substantial experience in power, renewables, oil pipelines, and railroad transportation. 

Ms. Carey is an Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University, where she teaches energy economics in the graduate economics program. She frequently speaks at energy industry conferences and provides insights on energy market dynamics and economic issues. Ms. Carey writes extensively and has worked with leading publications and broadcasters, including U.S. News & World Report, Forbes, The Economist, Oil & Gas Journal, and Sinclair Broadcasting.

Ms. Carey is recognized as a leading energy expert (2019–2023) and a leading arbitration expert (2021–2024) by Who's Who Legal.


  • Doctoral Studies coursework/MA in economics, Pennsylvania State University
  • BS in economics, Allegheny College


In Who’s Who Legal: Energy Experts Thought Leader 2023, Ms. Carey’s clients recognized:


  • She “is a standout name in the field,” and
  • She is “revered for her ‘very deep knowledge of the energy industry, markets and regulation.’”


In Who’s Who Legal: Arbitration Expert Witness 2024, Ms. Carey’s clients recognized:


  • She “knows how to attack disputes from an economic perspective” and
  • “Is highly credible as a witness.”