Mr. Menezes is Vice President of Federal Relations for Berkshire Hathaway Energy, a diversified energy company. Before joining Berkshire, Mr. Menezes was a partner at Hunton & Williams heading its energy practice group. Prior to Hunton, he was Chief Counsel, U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce, for the House Majority during the enactment of the Energy Policy Act of 2005. Mr. Menezes served as Chief Counsel, Energy and Environment, for the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce and played a key role in the enactment of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 and in developing legislation to modernize the Clean Air Act. Before joining the committee, he was Vice President with Central and South West Corporation and upon its merger with American Electric Power Company, served as vice president and associate general counsel. Mr. Menezes is a graduate of Louisiana State University receiving both his undergraduate and juris doctor degrees. He is a charter member of the Advisory Council for LSU Energy Law Center.