Senior Vice President & General Counsel
Lisa McAlister serves as AMP senior vice president and general counsel, and as general counsel for AMP Transmission, LLC. She joined AMP in 2012 as deputy general counsel Federal Energy Regulatory Commission/Regional Transmission Organization (FERC/RTO) Affairs and was named to her current position in February 2017.
She previously served as Of Counsel at Bricker & Eckler, LLC, where she represented the Ohio Manufacturers’ Association and helped found the OMA Energy Group to address energy issues. Prior to that, she was a partner-elect at McNees Wallace & Nurick, LLC, where she represented large commercial and industrial customers on energy issues, as well as natural gas utilities.
McAlister, the 2022 recipient of the APPA’s Harold Kramer-John Preston Personal Service Award, has served as the chair and vice chair of the American Public Power Association's Legal Section. As an active participant on PJM committees, she served three years on the PJM Board Nominating Committee as the Electric Distributor Sector representative, and has represented the Electric Distributor Sector on various PJM Board Liaison Committees and Grid 20/20 panels. McAlister has also represented AMP and public power interests before FERC, including at the Technical Conference on State Policies and Wholesale Markets Operated by ISO New England Inc., New York Independent System Operator, Inc. and PJM Interconnection, LLC. McAlister also testified on behalf of AMP on RTO energy markets and transmission planning before the U.S. House Subcommittee on Energy at the Hearing on Powering America: Examining the State of the Electric Industry through Market Participant Perspectives.
In 2022, McAlister was named one of Columbus CEO’s Best Lawyers. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Elon University in political science and philosophy and a law degree from The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law.