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Suedeen G. Kelly

Suedeen G. Kelly

Partner, Jenner & Block

An energy practitioner and former commissioner with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), Suedeen Kelly represents Jenner & Block clients in the electric and natural gas industries on business, regulatory, litigation, enforcement and policy matters such as electricity and gas markets, renewable energy, electricity transmission, natural gas and oil infrastructure, electricity reliability standards, carbon emissions, smart grid, energy efficiency, and distributed generation. Nominated by presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama to three terms as a FERC commissioner, Kelly is credited with spearheading change in regulatory policies such as transmission interconnection and planning reform and integration and deployment of renewables and smart technology into the grid. She holds a law degree from Cornell Law School.