Randall Mehrberg, who has more than 35 years of experience in private practice and as a chief legal counsel and a strategic business leader for multi-billion-dollar public companies, is rejoining Jenner & Block. As partner in its Chicago office, Mehrberg will support the firm’s Corporate, Litigation, and Restructuring and Bankruptcy Practices. He will also help grow the firm’s Energy and Regulatory industry groups.
In addition to having both transactional and litigation experience, Mehrberg twice served as general counsel for large public companies, ran a subsidiary of a multinational company and was also a government general counsel. He has had significant P&L responsibility, led thousands of employees, managed multi-million-dollar budgets, and directed M&A and corporate strategy at two public companies.
In addition to his legal experience, Mehrberg also has had leadership experience at major, complex organizations, including serving as executive vice president, chief administrative officer/chief legal officer at electric utility company Exelon, and as president of PSEG Energy Holdings, a multi-billion-dollar subsidiary of Public Service Enterprise Group. At PSEG, Mehrberg also had responsibility for the parent company’s strategy, M&A, government affairs, communications, human resources, diversity and inclusion and philanthropy. He also served on the board of directors and as vice chairman of Nuclear Electric Insurance Limited.
Mehrberg rejoins the firm after serving most recently as executive vice president and general counsel at Vail Resorts, a mountain resort company headquartered in Colorado. In that role, he was responsible for all legal affairs, governance, compliance, ethics, sustainability, public affairs and philanthropy.
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 law firm in 1997, remaining until he joined Exelon as its general counsel in 2000.