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Francie Kilborne

Francie Kilborne
General Counsel & Corporate Secretary

Francie Kilborne joined the Cogent management team in October 2018 as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, bringing with her 30 years of experience in energy law and regulation. She has worked in private practice as well as served in the corporate legal departments of some of the world’s largest energy companies, most recently serving as Associate General Counsel for Energy Transfer Partners. In addition to extensive experience practicing law, Ms. Kilborne co-founded a highly successful energy consulting business geared toward helping large power consumers navigate the challenges of deregulation.

Ms. Kilborne earned her J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law in 1989 and her B.A. in music from Northwestern University in 1985. In addition, she earned her Mediation Certificate from the University of North Texas in 2002.