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Kimberly W. Bojko
Kim Bojko heads the Firm's practice in the area of energy and utilities law. Kim is one of Ohio's most experienced lawyers in all areas of utility regulation. Kim formerly served as Chief of Staff of the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (2010-2011), was Director of Economic Development & Regulatory Affairs for the Commission (2011), was Deputy Director, Legal Department for the Commission (2007-2010), and was Assistant Consumers' Counsel (2003-2007) for The Ohio Consumer's Counsel.
As an advocate, her practice has included representation of consumers and suppliers of regulated and competitive natural gas, electricity, telecommunications, and water services before the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Supreme Court of Ohio, and the U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia. Kim has also represented renewable energy companies. Kim has extensive experience with power agreements, purchase and sale agreements, complex rate cases, restructuring of the electric industry, and advising clients on issues affecting the price and availability of energy services. She has negotiated multifaceted state and federal matters and contracts with utilities, consumer groups, and other regulatory stakeholders.
As a regulator, Kim developed and implemented legislative and policy initiatives on state and federal matters, acted as a regulatory affairs liaison with other state agencies, utilities, and stakeholders, developed economic development initiatives, participated in day-to-day operations of a 400-person agency, and presided over complex cases in all areas of the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio and Ohio Power Siting Board. Kim mediated residential and commercial customer complaints, oversaw regulated enforcement activity, and drafted rules and regulations to implement Amended Substitute Senate Bill 221 and reform the electric service and safety standards.
Kim currently serves on the Advisory Board of SolarVision LLC, and resides in New Albany, Ohio with her husband and two daughters.
Education and Honors:
Ohio Northern University ( B.A., 1995)
Kappa Delta Pi, National Education Honorary
Honorable Mention for Best Attorney Award (Mock Trial 1994)
Mock Trial Team (1993-1995)
Capital University Law School (J.D., cum laude, 1998)
Order of the Curia
Capital University Law Review
National Moot Court Team, 1996-1997
State of Ohio, 1998
United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, 1999
United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, 1999