Robert D. Sloan, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Robert D. Sloan joined Entergy Corporation in 2003. Before joining Entergy, he
was vice president and general counsel at GE Industrial Systems.
Sloan, a graduate of the University of Michigan and Harvard Law School, has
over 30 years of legal experience, both in the United States and abroad.
Prior to his role at GE Industrial Systems, in which he managed legal issues
related to mergers and acquisitions, litigation, compliance programs,
intellectual property issues and overall strategic legal and business
counseling, Sloan was managing partner in the Brussels office of McKenna and
Cuneo LLP (now McKenna Long Aldridge) from 1993-1998.
From 1985-1992, Sloan was vice president and director of the Sovereign Credit
Management Division at the First National Bank of Chicago and later a partner
with the Pepper, Hamilton & Sheetz law firm in Washington, D.C. From 1981-84,
he was general counsel of the Multinational Force and Observers, the Sinai
peacekeeping organization operating within the framework of the Egypt-Israel
Peace Treaty of 1979. From 1977-81, Sloan worked on nuclear non-proliferation
and politico-military matters in the U.S. State Department’s Office of Legal
Adviser. Prior to this position, he was general counsel to the Minority at the
U. S. Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations.
Sloan has been an adjunct professor of law at Georgetown Law Center in
Washington, D.C., and at Tulane Law School where he has taught courses on
European Union Law. He currently serves on the Boards of the Center for
International Business Education at the University of Michigan, the New
Orleans Ballet Theatre, the New Orleans Opera and the French-Audubon
Montessori Charter School.