FERC names new administrative law judge

FERC on Sept. 24 said it has appointed Judge Jennifer Whang as an administrative law judge.

Whang was sworn in Sept. 24.

Since July 2009, Whang has been an administrative law judge with the office of disability adjudication and review at the social security administration. Prior to that, she was an attorney-advisor in the office of administrative law judges at the United States International Trade Commission.

Judge Whang also served in the U.S. Department of Justice’s (DOJ) tax division, where she was a trial attorney in the Civil Trial Section.

“Judge Whang’s diverse experience will benefit the commission and consumers,” FERC Chairman Jon Wellinghoff stated.