Steve Lesser, Senior Counsel in the firm’s Government Relations Group, will give a presentation on March 1 titled “Deregulation versus Regulation.” His discussion will focus on the goal of deregulation and an assessment of the current state of the energy industry. Steve will focus on Ohio’s Energy Market experience. The presentation is a part of a CLE seminar, “Looking Ahead: A Discussion of Ohio’s Energy Future,” held at the Ohio State Bar Association. Steve also presented to a team of FirstEnergy government relations professionals from 10 electric utility operating companies in Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, New Jersey, Maryland and New York at their conference in Columbus, Ohio. As the only external speaker, his talk consisted of an update of issues concerning Public Utility Commissioners and methodologies to best impact the regulatory process.