Mr. Vasapoli managed regulatory issues for Cinergy Corporation, a leading electric and gas holding company, in 1995 and 1996. During the Bush Administration, Mr. Vasapoli was Special Assistant to the Deputy Secretary of Energy, where he played a leading role in crafting the natural gas and electricity provisions of the Energy Policy Act of 1992. During the Reagan Administration, Mr. Vasapoli was Republican Counsel to the House Energy and Commerce Committee.
Following his Capitol Hill service, Mr. Vasapoli joined the law firm of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, where his skills in legislative and regulatory advocacy benefited many clients in the electricity, gas, securities and telecommunications industries. Mr. Vasapoli also served in a number of posts at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) during his career, including Special Assistant to Commissioner Sousa.
Mr. Vasapoli holds an undergraduate degree from Georgetown University and a Juris Doctorate from William and Mary Law School, where he was an associate editor of the law review. He is a member of the Virginia and District of Columbia Bars, and the Energy Bar Association.more » « less