SAMUEL R. FEATHER
Mr. Feather joined Goodell, Stratton, Edmonds & Palmer, LLP after serving as the Deputy General Counsel: Chief FERC counsel at the Kansas Corporation Commission. Mr. Feather received his Juris Doctorate degree from Washburn University School of Law in 2012. He also received a Bachelor of Science Degree with a major in criminal justice from Faulkner University. In addition, he received a Masters in Public and International Affairs from the University of Pittsburgh. He was admitted to the Kansas Bar in 2012.
As Deputy Director and General Counsel: Chief FERC counsel at the Kansas Corporation Commission, the scope of Mr. Feather’s practice was in the areas of administrative law, oil and gas law, and public utility law, including rate of return of regulation, transmission line siting, energy efficiency, gas safety and reliability issues, oil and gas operator license renewals and oil and gas operator penalty disputes.
While attending Faulkner University he was inducted into the Alpha Chi honor society. During the time Mr. Feather attended law school he focused his studies on natural resource law and family law. Mr. Feather also served as the Executive Student Editor of the Family Law Quarterly and was also a founding member of the Washburn chapter of the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation and the Vice President of the local Federalist Society.
Originally from the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania area, Mr. Feather and his family decided to put down roots in Topeka, Kansas. When Mr. Feather and his wife are not busy raising their five children, they are very active in their local faith community and for the past four years have served as licensed foster care providers. Mr. Feather has also served on the board of directors for Zelos a non-profit organization that provided humanitarian aid to refugees in South Sudan.
Mr. Feather is a member of the Topeka, Kansas and Energy Bar Associations and Kansas area Defense Counsel.
Washburn University School of Law
U.S. District Court - Kansas