Van Ness Feldman Welcomes Back Vincenzo Franco

August 1, 2019

Washington, DC – We are pleased to announce that Vincenzo Franco has rejoined the firm as a Partner in our electric practice.  For the past five years, Mr. Franco served as Assistant General Counsel, Wholesale Trading Compliance and then Associate General Counsel with Exelon Corporation.  During his tenure, he led the compliance function for Constellation, the Exelon business unit responsible for wholesale and retail sales of power, gas, and energy products.  Prior to accepting the position with Exelon, Mr. Franco was with Van Ness Feldman, first as an associate, then as a Partner from 2010-2014.

In announcing Mr. Franco’s return, Firm Chair Richard Agnew, said, “We are delighted to welcome Vincenzo back. Vincenzo has always been an incredibly intelligent and insightful counsel.  His in-house experience coupled with his knowledge of our clients makes Vincenzo an exceptionally strong addition to the firm’s highly regarded electric practice.”

As a returning Partner, Mr. Franco will focus his practice on transactional, regulatory, and enforcement matters before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission representing utilities, generation owners and developers, energy traders, private equity firms and other investors.

Mr. Franco holds an LL.M. from the University of Wisconsin Law, an M.A. from Syracuse University’s Maxwell School, and an LL.B. from the University of Bologna in Italy.  Mr. Franco will practice from the firm’s Washington, DC office and can be reached at or 202.298.1910


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