Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP is pleased to serve as independent counsel to the slate of independent nominees proposed by Exelon Corporation for election to the Board of Directors  of NRG Energy, Inc. Exelon will nominate nine independent candidates for election at the 2009 NRG annual stockholder meeting. Among the candidates are sitting and former CEOs, and corporate governance experts. Maryann A. Waryjas, a partner in Katten's Corporate Governance Practice, is representing the slate of nominees, along with partners Herbert S. Wander, Pamela G. Smith and Leslie D. Minier, and associate Mark J. Reyes.