Marc Battle is Vice President of the Potomac Electric Power Company (“Pepco”) for the Washington, DC Region. Pepco is a regulated electric utility that provides transmission and distribution services and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Pepco Holdings, Inc. (PHI). Pepco delivers safe, reliable and affordable electric service to more than 793,000 customers in Maryland and the District of Columbia. As Pepco Region Vice President, Marc manages public policy and stakeholder relations with District of Columbia government officials, community leaders and business, consumer and nonprofit organizations within the Pepco region.Prior to assuming the role of Region Vice President, Marc served as Associate General Counsel of PHI, one of the largest energy delivery companies in the Mid-Atlantic region, serving about 2 million customers in Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland and New Jersey. As Associate General Counsel, Marc represented Pepco before the Public Service Commission of the District of Columbia in a wide variety of matters including general rate proceedings.
A graduate of the Howard University School of Law and the University of the District of Columbia, Marc practiced law initially in the federal and local government, serving as Senior Counsel and Communications Director to Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, and later as Counsel to the Committee on Government Operations for the Council of the District of Columbia. Leaving government practice, Marc joined the law firm of Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson, LLP in its New York office where he focused primarily on securities litigation. Marc later transitioned to the New York headquarters of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund (“LDF”) where he worked on civil rights matters nationwide involving education and voting rights. In 2009, Marc returned to Washington, DC to join Pepco Holdings, Inc.
Marc is admitted to practice law in the District of Columbia, Maryland and New York. Affiliations include the National Bar Association, the Washington Bar Association, American Association for Blacks in Energy, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.