Idaho Power announced today that Julia Hilton has been named Vice President and General Counsel, effective March 18. Prior to this appointment, she served as the Deputy General Counsel and Director of Legal for Idaho Power.
Hilton has 15 years of experience as an in-house utility attorney, with much of that time spent in leadership. At Idaho Power, she previously led a legal team focused on litigation; labor and employment; contracting; federal and state regulatory matters; construction transactions; and environmental, permitting and licensing issues.
“Julia is an experienced lawyer and excellent leader,” said Lisa Grow, Idaho Power President and CEO. “She brings a wealth of institutional and industry knowledge to our executive team that will be invaluable as we continue leading our company into an exciting and challenging energy future.”
Hilton holds a Bachelor of Science degree in political science from the University of Utah and a Juris Doctorate, magna cum laude, from Gonzaga University School of Law. She clerked for former Chief Justice Schroeder at the Idaho Supreme Court and Chief Justice Kruse and Associate Justice Richmond at the High Court of American Samoa. She completed the University of Idaho’s Energy Executive Course in 2019.
About Idaho Power
Idaho Power, headquartered in vibrant and fast-growing Boise, Idaho, has been a locally operated energy company since 1916. Today, it serves a 24,000-square-mile area in Idaho and Oregon. The company’s goal to provide 100% clean energy by 2045 builds on its long history as a clean-energy leader that provides reliable service at affordable prices. With 17 low-cost hydroelectric projects at the core of its diverse energy mix, Idaho Power’s residential, business and agricultural customers pay among the nation’s lowest prices for electricity. Its 2,000 employees proudly serve more than 610,000 customers with a culture of safety first, integrity always and respect for all.
IDACORP Inc. (NYSE: IDA), Idaho Power’s independent publicly traded parent company, is also headquartered in Boise, Idaho. To learn more, visit idahopower.com or idacorpinc.com.
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