Mindy L. Herman

With more than 25 years of experience working within and advocating for national utility companies, Mindy Herman understands the many challenges facing the energy and utility industry.  Most recently, Mindy served as Director of Regulatory Services for Pepco, a subsidiary of Exelon Corporation, which provides utility service to approximately 2 million customers in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey and the District of Columbia. In this role, she had the lead responsibility for the regulatory relationships, interactions, case management and communications across all four retail regulatory jurisdictions.  She enhanced coordination of the company’s regulatory activities and policies, encouraged alignment between the company’s regulatory efforts and the power delivery goals and objectives, and provided consistency in working with regulatory agencies.

Mindy represented Pepco in cases before the Maryland Public Service Commission, the District of Columbia Public Service Commission and the Delaware Public Service Commission.  She also testified before the Maryland General Assembly and the District of Columbia Council regarding various regulatory matters including energy efficiency programs and retail competition.  She was actively involved in developing regulatory and legal strategy related to rate cases, legislative positions, and energy policy.

In private practice, Mindy has been active in AMI activities, served as lead counsel for a major utility merger, served as lead counsel for a multi-state transmission line certification, and regularly works with regulators and utilities from throughout the firm’s region.  She provides legal advice to utility and non-utility clients regarding state and federal regulatory matters, and develops Federal Energy Regulatory Commission applications regarding market-based rates and exempt wholesale generator status. Mindy is highly knowledgeable about compliance with regulatory codes of conduct, including FERC standards and various state standards.



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