Notable Women in Law Amanda Rome

Amanda Rome

Executive vice president and general counsel, Xcel Energy Inc.


In 2015, Amanda Rome joined Xcel Energy as the head regulatory attorney for Xcel’s northern jurisdiction before being promoted to vice president, deputy general counsel, where she led the company’s regulatory, commercial, and environmental groups across all jurisdictions. Today, as executive vice president and general counsel, she is responsible for the company’s entire law department and overall legal strategy.

Recently, Rome settled Xcel Energy’s first multiyear rate plan in Minnesota, reached a coal retirement plan in Colorado, and successfully overcame a challenge on transmission line rights of first refusal ownership in federal district court.