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Elizabeth McErlean

Energy and utilities Attorney at Chicago, IL

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Practice area

Elizabeth is a member of the firm’s regulatory & compliance department. She focuses her practice on energy regulation and counsels her clients on a variety of regulatory and litigation matters, including energy efficiency and renewable portfolio standards, net metering, distributed generation, energy procurement, and competitive market restructuring. Elizabeth also devotes a substantial portion of her practice to analyzing and implementing state legislation that affects energy policy and public utility regulation. 

Prior to joining the firm, she was a legal and policy advisor to the Chairman of the Illinois Commerce Commission. During law school, she was the editor of notes and comments for the DePaul Law Review, and during the summer, she was an extern for the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio.

Licensed for 7 years
State IL
Status Active And Authorized To Practice Law
Acquired 2015
Updated 01/06/2023
State OH
Status Inactive
Acquired 2016
Updated 11/09/2022

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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McGuireWoods LLP
77 West Wacker Drive
Suite 4100
Chicago, IL, 60610


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Work Experience

  • Associate Attorney
  • McGuire Woods
  • 2017 - Present
  • Associate
  • Quarles & Brady
  • 2016 - 2017
  • Legal & Policy Advisor
  • Illinois Commerce Commission
  • 2015 - 2016
  • Clerk
  • Northern District Of Ohio, Federal District Court
  • 2013 - 2013
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  • DePaul University College of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2015
  • Miami University of Ohio
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2012


  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2016 - Present
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2015 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Chicago Energy and utilities Lawyer Elizabeth McErlean
Elizabeth McErlean
Energy and utilities Attorney
Chicago, IL
Licensed for 7 years
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