PSE&G Hires Ted Wells to Conduct an Independent Investigation
(NEWARK, NJ – July 13, 2018) PSE&G’s senior management today retained Ted Wells and the law firm of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, to conduct an independent investigation of the facts surrounding the company’s actions regarding the suspension of electric service for Linda Daniels.
Wells will have access to all relevant information, and at the conclusion of his review, his findings will be shared with the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities. Wells is among the nation’s most prominent lawyers and has extensive experience in conducting internal investigations.
“The tragic loss of Linda Daniels has left everyone at PSE&G with a heavy heart,” said Dave Daly, PSE&G’s president and chief operating officer. “We again extend our sincere condolences to her family. Our priority now is to understand exactly what happened. We are confident that Ted Wells’ review will provide us with an objective review of the facts surrounding this tragic event.”
To preserve the integrity of the investigative process, PSE&G will withhold further comment until the review is concluded.
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Public Service Electric and Gas Company (PSE&G) is New Jersey’s oldest and largest regulated gas and electric delivery utility, serving nearly three-quarters of the state’s population. PSE&G is the winner of the ReliabilityOne Award for superior electric system reliability. PSE&G is a subsidiary of Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated (PSEG) (NYSE:PEG), a diversified energy company.