Brooksany Barrowes is a partner in the Washington, D.C., office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Brooksany represents clients in regulatory litigation and transactional matters that relate to the energy industry and energy commodity markets. She has worked on cases before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, state public utility commissions including the Public Utility Commission of Texas, the Department of Energy, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, and federal and state courts. She has represented clients in FERC and NERC audits, assisted in internal investigations and developed trading and corporate compliance programs.

Brooksany works with a range of energy industry clients, including major energy trading companies, electric transmission owners, independent power producers, natural gas and oil pipeline companies and public utilities.

Brooksany‘s experience includes representing client interests in various ISO/RTO tariff proceedings; securing FERC approval for corporate reorganizations or acquisitions under the Federal Power Act section 203; PUHCA advice; handling complaint proceedings and rate proceedings under the FPA and the NGA; securing FERC approval for Exempt Wholesale Generators and Qualifying Facilities; advising clients acquiring or releasing natural gas transportation and storage services and structuring asset management agreements; and representing client interests in rulemakings before the FERC.

Brooksany has been recognized in Chambers USA each year since 2009. In the 2020 edition of Chambers USA, clients praised Brooksany as “customer-oriented and creative in her approach.”



Recognized by Chambers Global for Electricity, 2016–2018, 2020–2024, and Oil & Gas, 2023–2024

Recognized by Chambers USA for Electricity, 2010–2023, and Oil & Gas, 2022–2023

Recognized as "Up and Coming," Chambers USA, 2009

Recommended in The Legal 500 U.S., 2013, 2019–2023


Admissions & Qualifications

  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia (inactive)


  • United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit


  • University of Chicago Law SchoolJ.D.1999
    Editor in Chief, University of Chicago Legal Forum
  • Brigham Young UniversityB.A., Political Science1996