Kathleen L. Barrón
Executive Vice President, Government and Regulatory Affairs and Public Policy, Exelon Corporation
As Executive Vice President, Government and Regulatory Affairs and Public Policy, Exelon Corporation, Barrón leads the development and implementation of federal, state and regional governmental, regulatory and public policy strategies for Exelon Corporation, the nation’s largest producer and distributor of clean energy. She is responsible for identifying and assessing key federal and state policy issues of interest to Exelon, crafting the company’s position on such issues, and developing strategies for achieving public policy objectives on behalf of Exelon’s customers and businesses. She also is responsible for managing the company’s wholesale market design advocacy in each of the regional markets where the company operates.
Prior to joining Exelon, Barrón was the Deputy General Counsel at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), where she advised the Commission on all aspects of its responsibilities and represented the Commission before Congress, government agencies, and industry groups. Previously, Barrón was the FERC’s associate general counsel for energy markets, where she led a group of about 90 lawyers on legal and policy matters related to electric power sales and transportation, electric system reliability, corporate regulation of public utilities and natural gas and oil pipeline transportation. Prior to joining FERC, Barrón was in private practice with the law firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher and Flom LLP. There, she represented utility and independent power producer clients in proceedings before FERC, U.S. Courts of Appeal, and state utility commissions.
Barrón received a juris doctor from the University of Houston Law Center and a bachelor of arts in political science from American University.
Barrón is married with three children.