Energy Focus, Inc.
ENERGY FOCUS, INC/DE (Form: 4, Received: 06/22/2017 16:42:53)
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Washington, D.C. 20549

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Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940

1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *

Ramelot Michael Rush
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)

__ X __ Director                      _____ 10% Owner
_____ Officer (give title below)      _____ Other (specify below)
(Last)          (First)          (Middle)

3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)


(City)        (State)        (Zip)
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YYYY)

6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)

_ X _ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person

Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Trans. Date 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 3. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock                  14484   D    

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned ( e.g. , puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Trans. Date 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 4. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Restricted Stock Units   $0.0   6/21/2017     A      18443         (1)   (1) Common Stock   18443.0     (2) 18443   D    
Stock Option   $10.36                    8/23/2015   (3) 7/23/2025   Common Stock   5000.0     5000   D    
Stock Option   $5.5                    7/16/2015   (3) 7/16/2024   Common Stock   5000.0     5000   D    
Stock Option   $4.8                    12/18/2014   (3) 12/18/2023   Common Stock   5000.0     5000   D    

Explanation of Responses:
(1)  The Restricted Stock Units fully vest on the earlier of (i) the one year anniversary of the grant date or (ii) the date of the Company's annual meeting of stockholders next following the grant date.
(2)  Each Restricted Stock Unit represents a contingent right to receive one share of Energy Focus, Inc. Common Stock.
(3)  Date applies to 1/12th of the total, as options vest monthly over a twelve month period.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
Ramelot Michael Rush

/s/ Michael H. Port as Attorney-in-Fact 6/22/2017
** Signature of Reporting Person Date

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POWER OF ATTORNEY KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS: That the undersigned has made, constituted and appointed, and by this instrument does make, constitute and appoint, each of MICHAEL H. PORT, ANNA Dl FIORE AND JANET A. SPREEN, acting individually, as his or her true and lawful attorney, for him or her, and in his or her name, place and stead, to affix, as attorney-in- fact, the signature of the undersigned to reports to the Securities and Exchange Commission on Form ID and reports on Forms 3, 4, 5 or 144 with respect to transactions or holdings by the undersigned in equity securities issued by Energy Focus, Inc., a public corporation incorporated in Delaware ("EFOI"), and to any and all amendments to such reports, giving and granting unto each such attorney-in-fact full power and authority to do and performance every act and thing whatsoever necessary to be done in the premises, as fully as the undersigned might or could do if personally present, hereby ratifying and confirming all that each such attorney-in-fact shall lawfully do or cause to be done by virtue hereof. This Power of Attorney shall revoke any Power of Attorney previously executed by the undersigned regarding the filing of Forms 3, 4, 5 or 144 with the Securities and Exchange Commission for transactions in EFOI securities, but this revocation does not invalidate any actions taken pursuant to any prior Powers of Attorney. This Power of Attorney shall expire on the date the undersigned is no longer required to file Form 3, 4, 5 or 144 reports with the Securities and Exchange Commission with respect to holdings of and transactions in securities issued by EFOI, unless revoked in writing prior thereto. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, this Power of Attorney has been signed at Los Altos, CA this 13th day of May 2017.