Principal, Sanford Law Office, PLLC
Since 2007 Jo Anne Sanford has practiced in Sanford Law Office and Blount Street Advisors, representing multistate and international clients in the energy, communications and water sectors. After 20 years in the NC Attorney General’s Office she was appointed to the NC Utilities Commission in 1995, serving as Chair for 10 of her 12 years on the Commission.
Sanford divides her public time between these practices and a range of activities, including service on the boards of the State Employees Credit Union and Foundation, Piedmont Natural Gas, the NC Center for Public Policy Research, and Truveon.
She is a graduate of NC State University and the UNC School of Law, is married to Billy Brewer, a Raleigh bankruptcy attorney, has one daughter, and lives in a downtown Raleigh historic district.