Rutgers–Camden Finest

Rutgers–Camden Finest is an assembly of graduates whose lives and careers have made an indelible mark upon society and the advancement of knowledge.


Joseph Dominguez
RLAW’90
Executive Vice President, Exelon Corporation

Joseph Dominguez is the executive vice president of governmental and regulatory affairs and public policy at Exelon Corporation, one of the nation's largest electric companies.

He leads the development and implementation of federal, state and regional governmental, regulatory and public policy strategies for Exelon, which has approximately $34 billion in annual revenues.

Dominguez's background in law and engineering as well as his analytical approach to problem-solving plays an important role in Exelon's success.  Dominguez also speaks at numerous national and regional industry conferences on a broad range of energy matters.

He joined Exelon in 2002 as associate general counsel, responsible for all litigation matters in the Mid-Atlantic region.  In 2004, Dominguez was named general counsel for PECO.  In 2007, he was named senior vice president of state regulatory and government affairs and general counsel of Exelon Generation Company.  Dominguez's role expanded in 2009 to include senior vice president of communications and in 2010, he was named senior vice president of federal regulatory affairs and public policy for Exelon Corporation.  In 2012, he became senior vice president, governmental and regulatory affairs for Exelon Corporation, and in 2015, he assumed his current role.

Prior to joining Exelon, Dominguez was a partner in the law firm of White and Williams LLP, with a broad-based litigation practice counseling large and small corporations, institutions and government entities.  He is also a former assistant United States attorney, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, where he spearheaded the investigation and prosecution of numerous crimes, ranging from money laundering to murder-for-hire.

In 2011, Dominguez co-founded the Association of Latino Energy and Environmental Professionals, an organization focused on ensuring the Latino voice is heard in the energy and environmental industries.  He also serves on several boards of directors and organizations such as Hispanics in Energy, the Rutgers Law School Corporate Governance Advisory Board, and the University of Maryland School of Engineering's Energy Policy Advisory Board.

He has received several awards, including the Michael K. Smith Excellence in Service Award from the Pennsylvania Bar Association and was the 2013 honoree of the Hispanic Bar Association of PA Legal Fund.