Jed Nosal is a partner and Co-Practice Leader of the Firm's Energy, Utilities and Environmental Group in the Boston office where he provides licensing, regulatory, compliance and investigative counsel to a diverse set of clients in multiple business sectors.

Jed served with distinction over a sixteen year career in government including senior level regulatory, policy, investigative and litigation experience across a wide spectrum of practice areas. Prior to joining Brown Rudnick, Jed was the Chief of the Massachusetts Attorney General's Office Business and Labor Bureau managing civil and criminal investigations and litigation on behalf of the Commonwealth involving energy and telecommunication regulation, wage and hour enforcement, the supervision of public charities and Medicaid fraud investigations and recovery. Prior to joining the Office of the Attorney General, Jed was the General Counsel of the Massachusetts Department of Telecommunications and Energy. Jed has held other positions in state and municipal government including Deputy Legal Counsel to Governor Jane Swift and staff counsel to both the State and Boston Police Departments.

Jed’s vast and diverse government experience has taken him from the hearing room to the board room, representing the public’s interest. Examples of his government experience include: utility rate cases and other rate proceedings; utility merger approvals; cost recovery and utility backed financing of renewable development; formal participation in the regional energy market and transmission planning stakeholder processes (NEPOOL); nonprofit corporate governance investigations and conversions; and enforcement of the Commonwealth’s public construction and bidding laws and consumer protection statutes.

Jed has testified before state and federal regulators and the State Legislature on numerous energy related and consumer protection matters and presented at multiple regional and national conferences.

Jed currently advises and represents clients in the following areas:

  • State Gaming Regulatory Litigation and Licensing
  • Energy and Telecommunication Regulatory Litigation
  • Strategic Counsel on Energy Policy and Legislation
  • State Investigations and Regulatory Compliance
  • State and Local Transportation Regulation
  • Negotiation of Energy Contracts and Power Purchase Agreements


New England School of Law – J.D., 1996
Union College – B.A., 1993

Bar Admissions

US District Court for the District of Massachusetts
US Court of Appeals, First Circuit
"Massachusetts puts break on State online lottery plan," World Online Gambling Law Report (September 2016)
"Coming to a Jurisdiction Near You?" American Gaming Lawyer (Spring 2015)
Interviewed, "Insider view: What to expect if you're expecting to work with Massachusetts casinos," Boston Business Journal (November 4, 2014)
Co-author, "Proposed Legislation Good For Customers, Economy And Environment," Banker & Tradesman (July 21, 2014)
Co-author, "Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities Opens Comprehensive Inquiry into Electric Grid Modernization," Brown Rudnick Alert (October 2013)
Co-author, "Going Broke? Not Until You Pay Me," Corporate Counsel (December 1, 2012)
"Cost Trackers and Decoupling: Recent Changes and Trends in Regulatory Ratemaking," Business Law Section Newsletter, Boston Bar Association, Vol. 3 (Spring 2010) 
Professional Affiliations
Member, International Masters of Gaming Law
Executive Committee Member, National Association of State Utility Consumer Advocates (2010-2011)
Coordinating Committee Chair, ISO-New England Consumer Liaison Group (2009-2011)
Co-Chair, Energy and Telecommunications Committee, Boston Bar Association (2008-2009)
Energy Bar Association