Linda R. Evers Presents at the Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s Power Law Conference

PHILADELPHIA, PA, October 26, 2011 – Stevens & Lee’s Linda R. Evers presented at the Power Law 2011 Conference sponsored by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute October 13-14, 2011 in Philadelphia, PA.

Ms. Evers outlined the various capabilities of the smart grid, such as its response to system disturbances and its capacity for active consumer participation, and also discussed the various smart meter cases and consumer complaints from across the country.

As Chair of Stevens & Lee’s Energy, Communications & Public Utility Group, Ms. Evers represents public utilities and other companies in matters before governmental and regulatory agencies, including the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission. Prior to joining Stevens & Lee, she served as long-time in-house counsel for FirstEnergy Service Company, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corporation, one of the largest utilities in the nation.

Ms. Evers provides insight on regulatory smart grid cases on the state and federal levels. She is a participating member of the NIST Smart Grid Interoperability Panel (SGIP), a national working group which advises regulatory agencies on national smart grid standards.