Lawrence Friedeman

Public Utilities Commission of Ohio

Lawrence K. Friedeman was appointed to the Public Utilities Commission (PUCO) of Ohio by Governor John R. Kasich in 2017.For more than 20 years, Commissioner Friedeman has held various roles in the energy sector related to regulatory and compliance disciplines. His tenure has afforded him the opportunity to work with regulatory commissions, utilities, consumer advocates and competitive suppliers in a dozen states, including Ohio. Most recently, Friedeman served as vice president of regulatory affairs and compliance at IGS Energy.He currently serves as a member of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) Committee on Consumers and Public Interest and NARUC’s Committee on Gas. Commissioner Friedeman received his undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Pittsburgh and the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.