Profile

Alexandra Jones is an associate in the Utilities Group and focuses her practice on energy and telecommunications, including representing utilities, energy industry stakeholders, municipalities, large industrial and commercial energy consumers, landowners and developers.

Allie comes to Bose McKinney & Evans with five and half years of experience in the energy, utility and telecommunications space as she previously served as the director of state policy and broadband initiatives at Indiana Electric Cooperatives, the statewide association representing Indiana’s 38 rural electric cooperatives. While in that role, Allie was responsible for developing and implementing the legislative and regulatory strategy for these electric utilities over the course of six legislative sessions. Allie’s responsibilities included working on establishing utility scale battery energy storage systems safety and construction standards; setting up the broadband grant program to support the incoming $868 million of BEAD funding; increasing minimum broadband speeds, ensuring more Hoosiers have access to grant funding for quality, reliable internet service; defining Indiana’s five energy pillars and increasing reliability measures through unforced capacity limits; saving REMC customers $28.5 million annually through repeal of utility receipts tax; establishing an exception from certificates of public convenience and necessity for small projects owned by REMCs; insurance protection for interconnected solar distributed generation; make-ready cost share policy for telecommunications companies; right-of-way permitting protections; electric vehicle taxation; electric service territory protections; pole attachment costs and fees; 811 locating timelines and penalties; easement rights and protections for electric companies; utility eminent domain rights protection; and sales tax exemptions for battery energy storage, solar and wind systems.

During her time at the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, Allie served on the executive board of the Indiana Law Review, Vol. 56 as the executive symposium editor. Allie’s note, Broadband Expansion in Rural Indiana: Conflicting Federal and State Policies Delay Access for Many Hoosiers, was published in the April 2023 edition of the Indiana Law Review. Allie served as an Associate Chief Justice of the Staton Competition, 2022 Moot Court Society and was named to the Order of the Barristers in the 2021 Moot Court Society.

Honors / Awards

  • Order of the Barristers, Hon. Robert H. Staton Moot Court Competition
  • Christopher M. Maine Advocacy Award, Hon. Robert H. Staton Moot Court Competition
  • Associate Editor, Indiana Law Review Vol. 56.
  • Dean’s Tutorial Society Member, Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Education

Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, summa cum laude
Butler University, summa cum laude

Appointments / Memberships

Government Affairs Society of Indiana