Bloomberg Law
Jan. 5, 2022, 11:00 AM

Exelon’s ComEd Hires New Top Lawyer as Bribery Suits Continue

Elizabeth Olson
Elizabeth Olson
Special Correspondent

Commonwealth Edison, the largest electric utility in Illinois, has hired former Jenner & Block lawyer Glenn Rippie as its new general counsel as the company and parent Exelon Corp. look to turn the page on a bribery scandal.

Rippie, who worked as ComEd interim general counsel since August 2021, took over the role effective Jan.1. He will also be deputy general counsel for Exelon, focusing on matters with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, the company said.

ComEd in 2020 admitted to bribery accusations and agreed to pay a $200 million fine to resolve a federal investigation.

The utilities have long ...

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