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SEPA President & CEO Appointed As Energy Think Tank Co-Chair By Global Law Firm

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Global law firm, Dentons, has announced Julia Hamm, President and CEO of the Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA) as a co-chair of Dentons Smart Cities/Communities Think Tank Energy industry. The Dentons Smart Cities/Communities Think Tank will house legal, business, and policy thought leaders to advise public and private stakeholders on what Denton views as the “14 Pillars of Success” for a Smart Cities/Communities program.

Hamm will co-chair the Energy Pillar along with Former Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz, Anne Pramaggoire, CEO of Exelon Utilities, and Paula Gold-Williams, CEO of CPS Energy. The Energy Pillar will investigate how Smart Cities/Communities will incorporate a multi-directional grid and advance clean technology solutions that will include a broad array of distributed energy resources.

“I am honored to be appointed as a co-chair of the Energy Pillar of Dentons Smart Cities-Communities Think Tank.” said Hamm. “Together with the other co-chairs, I expect to explore in depth how a clean and modern grid can empower city leaders across the country to improve the lives of their citizens.”

“Julia Hamm’s extensive energy knowledge and experience will further reinforce the profile of the Think Tank as a best-in-class undertaking. Her vision for SEPA’s growth over the past 15 years is a testament to her commitment to a better world, and we couldn’t be more pleased she’s joining this effort,” said Clint Vince, Partner and Chair, U.S. Energy Practice and Co-Chair, Global Energy Sector, Dentons US.

SEPA Media contact: K Kaufmann, [email protected] or (202) 379-1637.

About SEPA
The Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA) is an educational nonprofit working to facilitate the electric power industry’s smart transition to a clean and modern energy future through education, research, standards and collaboration. SEPA offers a range of research initiatives and resources, as well as conferences, educational events and professional networking opportunities. SEPA is founder and co-sponsor of Solar Power International (now North American Smart Energy Week) and winner of the Keystone Policy Center’s 2016 Leadership in Energy Award. For more information, visit

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About Dentons
Dentons is the world’s largest law firm, delivering quality and value to clients around the globe. Dentons is a leader on the Acritas Global Elite Brand Index, a BTI Client Service 30 Award winner and recognized by prominent business and legal publications for its innovations in client service, including founding Nextlaw Labs and the Nextlaw Global Referral Network. Dentons’ polycentric approach and world-class talent challenge the status quo to advance client interests in the communities in which we live and work.