Hill, '98, Named Vice President and General Counsel of Citizens Energy Group
Jennett Hill , ’98, joined Citizens Energy Group as vice president and general counsel on February 1, 2013. She joined the utility after working as a partner at law firm Faegre Baker Daniels since 2001. She is well-known to Citizens, having provided legal counsel for their community redevelopment efforts for more than eight years.
While practicing nonprofit and tax-exempt law at Faegre Baker Daniels, Hill also provided legal and business guidance in corporate governance, intellectual property, internet, and privacy matters. The daughter of an Army officer, Hill helped the Indiana National Guard form a foundation to raise money for a memorial to recognize the guard and its mission. She also led her law firm’s efforts toward creating the Indiana Lawyers for Soldiers program, organized with the guard, the Indiana State Bar Association, Indianapolis Bar Association, the Indiana Bar Foundation, and the Indiana Pro Bono Commission. The effort offers pro bono legal services to deployed guard members and their families.
Prior to joining the firm, Hill worked at IBM for over 10 years in a variety of areas, including as a systems engineer, a systems design consultant, and as a regional manager. She also served as a law clerk to then-Justice Frank Sullivan, Jr. on the Indiana Supreme Court from May 1998 through January 2000.