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The Energy Bar Association (EBA) is an international, non-profit association with eight regional chapters throughout the United States and Canada, that strives to promote the professional excellence and ethical integrity of its members in the practice, administration, and development of energy laws, regulations and policies.


EBA membership is open to those interested in energy law including attorneys, consultants and other energy professionals, academics and students.

Are you an attorney working in private practice or for a non-profit? 

Private attorney membership is for attorneys practicing or interested in energy law from private practice, law firms, and non- profit associations. 

Are you an In-House Counsel? 

In-House Counsel membership is for an attorney who is employed full time by a non-governmental corporation, partnership, association, or other legal entity, including its subsidiaries and organizational affiliates, that is not itself engaged in the practice of law or the rendering of legal services outside such organization. 

Are you a Solo Practitioner or do you work in a small firm?  

Solo/Small Firm Attorney membership is for law firms with 10 or fewer full-time attorneys (inclusive of all full-time attorneys regardless of practice area, exclusive of supportive staff and non-attorney professionals).

Are you a YOUNG  lawyer?   

Young Lawyer membership is for new attorneys who have graduated from law school within the last three years. Attorneys new to the field or new in their career face specific challenges, and EBA and our outstanding members are here to help! 


Learn more about the career and relationship building resources EBA has to offer young attorneys. 

Are you an attorney employed by a government or ERO agency? 

Government Attorney membership is discounted for attorneys employed at a government or ERO agency. 


See below what EBA membership has to offer. 

Are you an attorney employed by an educational institution? 

Academic Attorney membership is for attorneys employed at an educational institution. 



Going to school full-time? 

Student membership is for individuals currently enrolled at a college or university. Any person who has graduated from law school and is not eligible for membership in any other category shall be eligible for membership as a “Student Member” of the Association.  

Retiring but  want to keep in touch with colleagues? 

Retiree membership category is open to EBA members who are retiring in good standing and have held membership with EBA for at least five years, are 65 years or older AND presently not practicing law. 


Are you a non-attorney professional engaged in the energy industry? 

Energy Professionals (EP) will be considered for Energy Bar Association membership if their credentials meet one or more of the following criteria:


  • employment in a professional capacity in an energy company or an energy industry trade association;
  • employment in a professional capacity in a federal, state or local government organization that has jurisdiction over energy companies;
  • employment in a professional capacity in a firm that provides professional services to energy companies or governmental organizations that have jurisdiction over energy companies;
  • employment or affiliation at an academic institution in a field related to or supporting energy law and policy; or
  • professional experience within the past five years in matters pertaining to the development, administration, and/or application of energy law and policy, such as economic analysis, engineering analysis, regulatory analysis, project development or contract administration (each pertaining to energy).

Would you like to receive invitations to events, trainings, webinars and/or other content and resources critical to energy insiders?  Get on the list! 

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Questions about membership? Contact:

Henry Lagrimini

Manager, Membership and Chapter Relations







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