Charles E. Sieving is executive vice president & general counsel of NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE), one of the nation’s leading electricity-related services companies. He is the head of the corporate legal department and is responsible for the legal affairs of the company and its subsidiaries; he also oversees the company's environmental services division.
Prior to joining NextEra Energy, Mr. Sieving was executive vice president, general counsel, and secretary of PAETEC Holding Corp., a publicly held telecommunications company, where he had responsibility for all legal, regulatory, and legislative affairs.
Mr. Sieving previously was a partner in the Corporate, Securities and Finance Practice Group of Hogan Lovells in Washington, D.C., where his practice focused on representation of public companies in securities and business combination transactions and with respect to corporate governance and securities law and stock exchange compliance matters. He was a frequent contributor to that firm’s publication on SEC and stock exchange developments.
Mr. Sieving received his J.D. from the University of Cincinnati College of Law, where he was Publications Editor of the Cincinnati Law Review, and received his B.A. from Denison University. He is a member of the New York, Washington, D.C. and Ohio bars.
NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) is a leading clean energy company with revenues of more than $15.3 billion, more than 41,000 megawatts of generating capacity, and approximately 15,000 employees in 24 states and Canada as of year-end 2011. Headquartered in Juno Beach, Fla., NextEra Energy’s principal subsidiaries are Florida Power & Light Company, which serves approximately 4.6 million customer accounts in Florida and is one of the largest rate-regulated electric utilities in the country, and NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, which together with its affiliated entities is the largest generator in the United States of renewable energy from the wind and sun. Through its subsidiaries, NextEra Energy generates clean, emissions-free electricity from eight commercial nuclear power units in Florida, New Hampshire, Iowa and Wisconsin. For more information about NextEra Energy companies, visit these websites: www.NextEraEnergy.com, www.FPL.com, www.NextEraEnergyResources.com.
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