Jacob Phillips

Senior Corporate Counsel
Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO)

Jacob Phillips is Senior Corporate Counsel at the Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc. (MISO) in Carmel, Indiana.  He has a unique role in managing legal affairs for one of the world's largest electric grid operators, and played a key role in developing MISO’s cyber security vendor management program. Jacob oversees a variety of corporate legal matters, from contracts and cyber security compliance to intellectual property and dispute resolution.

Prior to joining MISO, Jacob honed his legal expertise in various roles, including as an enforcement attorney at the Midwest Reliability Organization and as an intellectual property project manager at the Energy & Environmental Research Center. With over 15 years of diverse legal experience, Jacob has developed a comprehensive understanding of corporate legal matters, regulatory compliance, enforcement, and intellectual property management across the energy sector.

Jacob holds a Juris Doctor from Mitchell Hamline College of Law, a Bachelor of Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and is licensed to practice law in Indiana.