Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Exelon Corporation

Gayle Littleton joined Exelon in 2020 as General Counsel. She previously practiced at Jenner & Block LLP, where she was Co-Chair of the Investigations, Compliance and Defense Practice, a member of the Management Committee, and Co-Chair of the Women's Forum Steering Committee. Gayle also spent a decade as an Assistant US Attorney with the Department of Justice.

Exelon’s legal department prides itself on its diversity and continues to look for ways to improve by hosting diverse summer law clerks and mentoring minority high school students. The company is involved in a variety of community outreach programs, including a partnership with Working in the Schools, a group that mentors low income and minority students in Chicago.

In 2022, Exelon was named an LCLD Top Performer for the fifth consecutive year. 

Read about Exelon's 2019 LCLD Learning Experience here. 

Joined LCLD 2014 

Highlights of LCLD Participation

LCLD Board of Directors 
Tom O'Neill, Member

Fellows Program
Hosted Learning Experience (2019)
Hosted Leadership Lunch (2014)
Fellows nominated: 
2022: Heather Harrison, Lexer Mayers; 2021: Jennifer Solomon, David Ralph; 2020: Cheryl Crumpton, Tracy Hannan; 2019: Kim Hassan, Katherine Smith; 2018: Shaila Lakhani Ohri, Kimberly Curry; 2017: Tamra Domeyer, Melissa Leigh Lauderdale; 2016: Denise GalambosRyan K. Harding; 2015: Jeanne J. Dworetzky, Nadim A. Kazi; 2014: Divesh Gupta, Amy M. Tarr; 2013: Jeffrey D. Hutton, Nina L. Jezic; 2012: Traci Braun, Anthony E. Gay; 2011: Anne Ciesla Bancroft, Veronica Gomez

Pathfinder Program
Pathfinders selected:
2022: Caroline Choi, Taylor Beckham; 2021: Mary Cate Gordon; 2020: Allyson Pait, Olivia Carberry; 2019: Alex Hider, Michael Lee; 2018: Amanda Gomez, Arushi Sharma-Frank

Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors provided: 2021, 2020, 2019, 2015, 2014, 2013

Annual Meeting (2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2014) 
Annual Meeting Table Host (2019)
Leadership Summit (2017)


Member: Gayle Littleton

Diversity Professional: Melissa Lauderdale-Ward