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Sally W. Bloomfield

Sally Bloomfield is a partner in Bricker & Eckler's Regulated Industries group. For more than 30 years, she has practiced in the areas of public utility and administrative law emphasizing state public utility regulatory proceedings. For the past 6 years, Sally has practiced exclusively before the Ohio Power Siting Board, having been involved in more than 15 major electric generation projects involving development costs of more than $4 billion. She has also represented wind developers before the Board.

Sally is a former Commissioner and Chairman of the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio. In her career since completing her term on the commission, she has served as a member and officer of numerous community boards and committees, including as President of the Columbus Bar Association, the Columbus Bar Foundation and the Ohio State Bar Foundation.

A significant civic activity has been her service on the Franklin County Convention Facilities Authority (FCCFA), where...

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Professional & Community Activities

  • Ohio Co-chair, American Bar Foundation, 2014 to present
  • Chair, Franklin County Convention Facilities Authority, 1996 to present; member, 1988 to present
  • Member, Board of Trustees, Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation, 2007 to present

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Presentations & Published Works

  • Frequent presenter on the revamp of IRS Form 990, 2009 to 2013
  • Co-author, "Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) Financing: The Ohio Story," published by Electricity Journal, December 2010
  • Author, "Equal Opportunities in the Profession/Gender Bias" chapter of the Handbook on Legal Ethics and Professionalism published by the Ohio Continuing Legal Education Institute and the Ethics Institute of Capital University in 1995

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Bar Admissions & Activities

  • Columbus Bar Association, Ohio Bar Association, American Bar Association
  • Admitted: New York

Awards & Recognition

  • Recipient, Public Interest Law Foundation's Excellence in Public Service, 2015
  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America (energy law; water law) 1995-2015; Columbus Lawyer of the Year in Energy Law, 2015
  • Recipient, The Legal Aid Society of Columbus Outstanding Pro Bono Service Award, 2014

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  • The Ohio State University College of Law (J.D., 1969)
  • Ohio Wesleyan University; St. Louis University (B.A., 1965)