Jason Rafeld is of counsel in Ice Miller’s Public Affairs Group where he offers his clients common-sense solutions based on his extensive experience in key decision-making roles. He focuses on energy issues but handles a wide variety of regulatory and strategic projects.

Jason most recently served as the chief of staff to the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (“PUCO”) where he led the PUCO staff on complicated ratemaking and other energy issues. Previously, he was the chief of staff and chief operating officer of the Ohio Department of Education, as well as the chief legal officer for the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation. Jason has nearly 25 years of public and private experience dealing with all levels of government and is a recognized problem solver in addressing complicated issues.

In private law practice, Jason handled criminal defense issues and spent the majority of his time in court. He successfully defended criminal cases and litigated civil and contractual disputes.