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Charles E. Sieving

Charles E. Sieving

Executive Vice President & General Counsel
NextEra Energy, Inc.

Charles E. Sieving is executive vice president & general counsel of NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE), a leading clean energy company. He is the head of the corporate legal department, with responsibility for the legal affairs of the company, ensuring the organization’s operations are conducted in compliance with ethical business practices, company policies and applicable laws. Mr. Sieving also oversees the company’s environmental services group. He joined NextEra Energy in December 2008.

Mr. Sieving is also general counsel and a board member of the general partner of NextEra Energy Partners, LP (NYSE: NEP), a growth-oriented limited partnership formed by NextEra Energy, Inc. to acquire, manage and own contracted clean energy projects.

Previously, Mr. Sieving served as executive vice president, general counsel and secretary of one of the largest publicly held competitive telecommunications companies at the time, where he had responsibility for legal, regulatory, and legislative affairs. Before that, he was a partner in the Corporate, Securities and Finance Practice Group of Hogan & Hartson, L.L.P. in Washington, D.C., where his practice focused on representation of public companies in securities and business combination transactions, on corporate governance and on securities law and stock exchange compliance matters. Mr. Sieving was a frequent contributor to that firm’s publication on SEC and stock exchange developments.

Mr. Sieving received his Juris Doctor from the University of Cincinnati College of Law, where he was Publications Editor of the Cincinnati Law Review, and received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Denison University. He is a member of the New York, Washington, D.C., and Ohio bars.

Updated: January 18, 2017

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