Laura Chappelle focuses on regulatory and legal policy issues involving energy, telecommunications and advanced communications sectors. She has more than 20 years experience in wholesale and regional energy issues.
Laura previously served as a regulatory policy advisor for both the Michigan House and Senate and was appointed by Gov. John Engler as the Chairman of the Michigan Public Service Commission in 2001, and served as Commissioner from 2003 until 2007. She was a key advisor in the drafting and implementation of Michigan's retail electric choice law, as well as Michigan's nationally-recognized "Broadband" law that, in part, coordinated and streamlined local and state right-of-way regulations for telecommunications and Internet providers.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Laura A. Chappelle