Carolyn Brakey

General Counsel

Carolyn Brakey oversees all of Brakey Energy’s legal matters. An experienced business attorney with a background in mechanical engineering, she specializes in energy transactions, including negotiating and drafting Ohio commercial and industrial electric generation, natural gas, and demand response contracts. Carolyn also serves as Principal of Brakey Law LLC, where she represents clients in disputes involving energy issues. She also manages litigation support services offered through Brakey Energy Retail.

Carolyn has been recognized by Ohio Super Lawyers® as a Rising Star, which is awarded to attorneys 40 years old or younger who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. She is also a recipient of Crain’s Cleveland Business’s Forty under 40 award winner for her professional success and civic contributions.

Carolyn joined Brakey Energy in 2012. Previously, she worked in the field of intellectual property, first as a patent examiner, and then as a patent attorney at a Cleveland law firm.

Carolyn holds a J.D. from Case Western Reserve University School of Law and a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Grove City College. She is admitted to practice in the State of Ohio, as well as before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio.

Carolyn lives in Novelty, Ohio with her husband and their twins. She enjoys exploring Cleveland’s museums and parks with her family, regularly practices yoga, and is an avid runner.

Contact Carolyn:
Phone: (216) 751-1758, Ext. 700

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