Senior Counsel Jeff Dobson earns recognition for second consecutive year
NOVI, Mich. March 5, 2018 – Jeff Dobson, practice group leader and senior counsel, business operations for ITC Holdings Corp. (ITC) has been recognized by DBusiness as one of metro Detroit’s Top Corporate Counsel for the second consecutive year.
Dobson earned the recognition following a peer-review survey process. More than 19,000 lawyers in Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Washtenaw, and Livingston counties participated in the survey.
“Jeff’s work has played an integral role in ITC’s efforts to modernize the electric transmission system throughout our footprint,” said Christine Mason Soneral, senior vice president and general counsel for ITC. “This recognition is a well-deserved testament to his leadership within our company.”
Dobson joined ITC in 2011. In his role as senior counsel, he directs non-regulatory litigation for ITC and handles a diverse variety of legal matters including grid and business operations, risk management, physical security and cybersecurity across the 7-state ITC footprint.
Prior to joining ITC, he served as a member at the law firm of Dickinson Wright PLLC specializing in land use, business and utility law. He holds a Juris Doctor from the University of Michigan Law School and a Bachelor of Science in Urban and Regional Planning from Michigan State University. Dobson is also a member of the Board of Trustees for the Detroit Historical Society and a member of a scholarship committee for grants to the University of Detroit Mercy.
About ITC Holdings Corp.
ITC is the largest independent electricity transmission company in the United States. Based in Novi, Michigan, ITC invests in the electric transmission grid to improve reliability, expand access to markets, allow new generating resources to interconnect to its transmission systems and lower the overall cost of delivered energy. Through its regulated operating subsidiaries ITCTransmission, Michigan Electric Transmission Company, ITC Midwest and ITC Great Plains, ITC owns and operates high-voltage transmission infrastructure in Michigan, Iowa, Minnesota, Illinois, Missouri, Kansas and Oklahoma, and in development in Wisconsin. These systems serve a combined peak load exceeding 26,000 megawatts along approximately 15,800 circuit miles of transmission line, supported by 660 employees and nearly 1,000 contractors across our expanding footprint. ITC’s grid development focus includes growth through regulated infrastructure investment as well as domestic and international expansion through merchant and other commercial development opportunities. For further information visit WWW.ITC-HOLDINGS.COM. ITC is a subsidiary of Fortis Inc., a leader in the North American regulated electric and gas utility industry. For further information visit WWW.FORTISINC.COM
Kelly Fulford, 248-946-3491; KFULFORD@ITCTRANSCO.COM