James P. Fama
James P. Fama, Vice President, Energy Delivery, joined EEI in April 2002. The Energy Delivery Group is responsible for supporting the association and its members on all business, regulatory, operational, reliability, and public policy matters related to energy delivery, including transmission-related matters before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
Prior to joining EEI, Mr. Fama was Senior Counsel with the Washington, D.C. office of LeBoeuf, Lamb, Greene and MacRae. During his three-year tenure with LeBoeuf, he represented various energy companies in mergers and other transactions, and in matters before FERC and the Florida Public Service Commission.
For two years, Mr. Fama was Vice President and General Counsel for ECWerks, Inc., a Tampa, Florida computer company specializing in electronic commerce and software development, which became part of CGI Group, the largest IT company in Canada.
Mr. Fama also has served as Deputy General Counsel for Florida Power Corporation in St. Petersburg, Florida, where he was the legal officer responsible for managing Florida Power's legal affairs. Mr. Fama was with Florida Power for eight years.
Prior to joining Florida Power, Mr. Fama was Assistant General Counsel for the Bonneville Power Administration in Portland, Oregon, where he was responsible for all legal matters related to power and transmission rates. Mr. Fama was with Bonneville for seven years.
Mr. Fama began his career in 1980 as a trial attorney at FERC.