Randy Mehrberg is co-chair of the firm's Energy practice. He also supports the firm’s Corporate, Litigation, Investigations, and Restructuring and Bankruptcy Practices, as well as the Regulatory industry group. He has more than 35 years of experience in private practice and as a chief legal officer and strategic business leader for multi-billion-dollar public companies.
Mr. Mehrberg has worked across all aspects of corporate law, including mergers and acquisitions, financings, securities, corporate governance, compliance, risk management, regulatory, commercial transactions, government relations, restructuring, work-outs, tax, real estate, environmental, labor and employment. He also has significant litigation experience, including internal investigations.
Mr. Mehrberg has had significant P&L responsibility, led thousands of employees, managed multi- million-dollar budgets, and directed M&A and corporate strategy at public companies. He served as executive vice president, chief administrative officer/chief legal officer at Exelon, the nation’s leading competitive energy provider, as president of PSEG Energy Holdings, a multi-billion-dollar subsidiary of Public Service Enterprise Group. At PSEG, Mr. Mehrberg also had responsibility for the parent company’s strategy, M&A, government affairs, communications, human resources, diversity and inclusion, and philanthropy.
Mr. Mehrberg began his legal career in 1980 as an associate at Jenner & Block, where he became a partner in 1986. In 1993, he became general counsel and lakefront director for the Chicago Park District. He returned to the firm in 1997 and stayed until he joined Exelon as its general counsel in 2000. He rejoined Jenner & Block in 2016 after serving in public and private sector positions including as senior advisor to the mayor of Chicago and executive vice president and general counsel at Vail Resorts.