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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. Sally has extensive experience before the Ohio Power Siting Board, having been involved in more than 15 major electric generation projects involving development costs of more than $2 billion. More recently, she has represented wind developers before the Board. Her other representations have included water utilities, independent power generation companies, and wind developers, but she also has experience in representing competitive telecommunications companies and other businesses that have utility issues. She serves as a regulatory counsel to Ohio's largest privately owned water utility.

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...

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Professional & Community Activities

  • Chair, Franklin County Convention Facilities Authority, 1996 to present; member, 1988 to present
  • Member, Board of Trustees, Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation, 2007 to present
  • Chair, YWCA Endowment Trust, 2006 to present; Secretary, 2004 to 2006; Trustee, 2002 to present

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Presentations & Published Works

  • Co-author, "Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) Financing: The Ohio Story," published by Electricity Journal, December 2010
  • Frequent presenter on the revamp of IRS Form 990, 2009 to the present
  • 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, The Legal Aid Society of Columbus Outstanding Pro Bono Service Award, 2014
  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America (energy law; water law) 1995-2015; Columbus Lawyer of the Year in Energy Law (2015)
  • Super Lawyer, Ohio Super Lawyers, 2004 to 2014

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