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Jenifer M. Robbins

Former General Counsel — FPL Advisory Group

Staff photo: Jenifer M. Robbins

Jenifer Robbins is the past General Counsel, Chief Operating Officer, and Senior Managing Director of FPL Advisory Group. Prior to her stint at FPL, Ms. Robbins was with the Chicago-based law firm Katten Muchin Rosenman where she counseled public and private clients on a variety of general corporate and commercial matters, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, start-ups and private equity and corporate finance transactions.

Ms. Robbins is a past president and member of the board of the Chicago Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel, the bar association which serves the more than 1600 in-house attorneys in Illinois. During her presidency of ACC Chicago, Ms. Robbins focused on expanding its Minority Summer Internship Program and creating the ACC Chicago Street Law program, a diversity pipeline project that brings corporate counsel into underserved high school classrooms. Apart from her work with ACC, Ms. Robbins is a member of the Executive Committee of the Chicago Bar Association Alliance for Women and currently serves as Co-Chair of its Cross-Career Networking Committee. She also recently served as a core advisor on the campaign committee for Debra B. Walker, a successful candidate for Circuit Court Judge in Cook County.

Ms. Robbins received a J.D. from Harvard Law School, cum laude, and served as the Director of the Harvard Legislative Research Bureau and as a Supervising Editor for the Harvard Journal on Legislation. She received a B.A. in Finance and Political Science, magna cum laude, from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, having earned both Phi Beta Kappa and Finance Departmental Distinction honors.

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