Judge Nelson A. Diaz
Judge Nelson A. Diaz has been a director of Exelon since January 27, 2004.
Judge Diaz is a contract partner at Dilworth Paxson LLP, a Philadelphia-based regional law firm. Previously, he was Of Counsel to Cozen O’Connor from May 2007 through June 2011. He was also previously a partner of Blank Rome LLP (a law firm), from March 2004 through May 2007, and from February 1997 through December 2001. He served as the City Solicitor for the City of Philadelphia from December 2001 through January 2004, and Judge of the Court of Common Pleas, First Judicial District of Pennsylvania (1981-1993), where he served as Administrative Judge responsible for supervising judges and staff and managing the budget.
Judge Diaz also served as General Counsel, United States Department of Housing and Urban Affairs (1993-1997). He serves as a director of PECO and formerly served as Chairman of the board of trustees of Paradigm Multi Strategy Fund I, LLC.
Judge Diaz is a Trustee of Temple University. His undergraduate education was in accounting, and he has participated in a number of seminars and conferences on corporate governance. Judge Diaz’s legal and governmental experience at the federal level and in a city and state where a significant portion of Exelon’s business is conducted has enabled him to contribute to the board and its committees on matters related to federal, state and local regulation and public policy.
In addition, Judge Diaz’s Puerto Rican heritage adds diversity to the Exelon board. He serves on the boards of the National Association for Hispanic Elderly and the National Foundation for Credit Counseling. Judge Diaz is also a member of the President's Commission on White House Fellowships. He is active in Philadelphia government and community affairs and neighborhood development and has made contributions to Exelon’s outreach to diverse groups within Philadelphia and neighboring communities. Judge Diaz serves on the Exelon board’s energy delivery, generation, and finance and risk committees, where his experience in legal matters and government regulation is best utilized in overseeing Exelon’s business operations and the legal and regulatory risks that Exelon faces.