Christine A. Zoino is currently Vice President, Deputy General Counsel & Corporate Secretary at NRG Energy, Inc., a fortune 200 NYSE corporation. She has been with the company since February 2013. She is responsible for all matters relating to NRG Energy, Inc.’s board of directors, corporate governance and public company reporting requirements. In addition, Ms. Zoino focuses on corporate level mergers & acquisitions, and public and private debt and equity offerings. Prior to NRG, she worked in the Princeton office of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP representing emerging technology and life sciences companies on a broad range of matters, including securities laws, corporate finance, venture capital and mergers & acquisitions. Prior to this, she was an associate in the structured finance group at Thacher Proffitt & Wood LLP in New York City where she represented issuers, underwriters, originators and insurers in asset-backed and residential mortgage-backed securitizations. In addition, she served as a legal intern at the New York Stock Exchange in Market Surveillance and was in the summer’s honors program of the Securities and Exchange Commission in its Northeast Regional Office in New York City. Ms. Zoino earned her JD from New York Law School, cum laude, where she served as Executive Articles Editor of the New York Law School Law Review, and her bachelor’s degree from University of Maryland, College Park.