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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 approximately 25 years of experience addressing economic issues in power, oil and petroleum, natural gas and LNG, coal, renewables, pipelines, railroad, and transportation sectors. 


Ms. Carey is an Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University, where she teaches energy economics in the graduate economics program. 

Ms. Carey has authored expert reports and provided expert testimony on energy industry matters in US courts and AAA arbitration, before international arbitration panels (ICSID, LCIA, ICC, SCC, HKIA, JCA, and ad hoc), and before the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), Canadian energy regulators, and many other regulatory agencies. Her work has involved breach of contract, antitrust, and other types of disputes across the energy and transportation sectors. In commercial disputes, Ms. Carey has quantified economic damages and conducted valuation analyses in dozens of cases. She also frequently conducts economic analyses on energy market dynamics (supply, demand, pricing), energy contract, competition, regulatory and policy analyses, macroeconomic analyses (i.e., jobs, GDP, taxes), and environmental assessments. 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, discrimination and other types of claims, and other regulatory economic analyses, with substantial regulatory experience in power, renewables, pipelines, and railroad transportation. 

Ms. Carey is recognized as a leading energy expert (2020-2024) and a leading arbitration expert (2021-2024) by Who’s Who Legal. She has been lauded by clients as a standout name in the field, revered for her “very deeply knowledge of the energy industry, markets and regulation” and “excels as an energy economist working on energy-related commercial and regulatory disputes in power, oil, and gas.” Her clients have observed that she is a “highly credible witness and “a highly qualified expert who is not scared to roll up her sleeves and work hard to be more prepared than any other experts” and an expert who “provides very thorough and comprehensive expert work” and who has “a great emphasis on details.” She will “[have] an excellent understanding of the issues on a case.”


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


Ms. Carey’s clients praise her as a leading energy and international arbitration expert, recognizing that she:


  • “is a standout name in the field.”
  • is “revered for her ‘very deep knowledge of the energy industry, markets and regulation.’”
  • “knows how to attack disputes from an economic perspective.” 
  • “is highly credible as a witness.”
  • is “a highly qualified expert who is not scared to roll up her sleeves and work hard to be more prepared than any other experts.”