Anne E. Becker

Anne Becker is a director and a member of the fim's energy and utility law group. Anne represents regulated and unregulated utilities, newly formed corporations, customer groups, industrial entities and others, before state agencies, courts and federal administrative bodies. As part of the energy and utility law group, Anne works with municipalities, consumers and renewable developers with drafting supply and other agreements as well as representation involving contract disputes with utilities and utility rate setting.

Anne also serves as Indiana counsel for national telecommunications and cable carriers and is experienced litigating telecommunications issues including carrier to carrier disputes and assisting with regulatory compliance.

Her 10-year tenure as Indiana's Utility Consumer Counselor has earned Anne the title of longest-serving counselor in the history of the state of Indiana. There, she led a staff of 57 in representing customers-residential, commercial and industrial-before the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, the Federal Communications Commission and the courts.

As Utility Consumer Counselor, Anne reorganized the governmental entity to become more policy-oriented and the agency began to engage in issues beyond its traditional advocacy role.

Bar Admissions

State - Indiana
Federal – Northern District of Indiana
Federal – Southern District of Indiana
Federal – Seventh Circuit

Education

St. Mary's College, Notre Dame B.A. 1983
University of Notre Dame J.D. 1988

Recognition

Sagamore of the Wabash, 1996, 2003 and 2004
Ardath Burkhart Board Leadership Series

Affiliations & Community Involvement

Indiana State Bar Association, Member; Utility Law Section; Former Chair Telecommunications Division
American Bar Association, Member
Indianapolis Bar Association, Member
Federal Energy Bar Association, State Commission Practice; Regulation Committee
Federal Communications Bar Association
Indiana Ratepayer Trust, (1997-Present); Chair (2013-Present)
Immaculate Heart of Mary Pastoral Council, Former President
Indiana 211 Partnership, Board Member
Holy Family Services Advisory Counsel
Child Advocates, Former Volunteer
Meridian Kessler Neighborhood Association, Former Board Member

Speeches & Publications

Anne has spoken at numerous energy and utility forums during her career.