David Gilles

Attorney, Godfrey and Kahn

Board of Directors

David has lent his expertise in energy regulatory law matters to WECC’s Board of Directors since 2010. His career spans decades of civil enforcement litigation and related appellate advocacy regarding consumer protection, antitrust, and other matters, as well as testimony before legislative committees and regulatory agencies. While serving as General Counsel to the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin, Dave assisted with legislation that set renewable resource portfolio standards for energy providers—resulting in a new state law (Wisconsin Act 141) in 2005.

Presently, as a shareholder and member of the environmental and energy law practice group Godfrey & Kahn, S.C., Dave works with the antitrust, consumer protection, and government practice teams. Prior to joining the firm, Dave was also an Assistant Attorney General with the Wisconsin Department of Justice for more than three decades.