Katie Coleman is a Partner in the Austin office of O'Melveny & Myers. She was previously a partner at Thompson & Knight, where she served as the Firm’s Government and Regulatory Practice Group Leader. Katie has more than a decade of experience representing large customers on energy matters in Texas and has extensive experience with both ERCOT’s competitive market and rate regulation under the PUCT. Katie also assists large companies with private contracting and infrastructure projects, including energy supply agreements, joint ownership agreements for privately owned electrical facilities, and generation project development.
Katie is a member of the Board of Directors for the Gulf Coast Power Association (GCPA) and is serving as President for 2020-2021. She previously served as President of the State Bar of Texas Public Utility Law Section for the 2016-2017 term.
Katie has been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America® from 2018-2021, selected as “Lawyer of the Year – Energy Regulatory, Austin” by The Best Lawyers in America® for 2019, recognized by Chambers USA for “Energy: State Regulatory & Litigation” from 2015-2021, recognized by The Legal 500 US for “Energy Regulatory – Conventional Power” from 2017-2021, honored as a “Texas Rising Star” in Legislative & Governmental Affairs by Thomson Reuters for 2016-2021, and recognized as one of 23 statewide Texas Lawyer’s “Lawyers on the Rise” in 2018. She also received the Gulf Coast Power Association’s (GCPA’s) “emPOWERing Young Professionals Award” in 2019.
For further information on Katie's accomplishments, please click here to see the press release announcing Katie as the recipient of the 2019 emPOWERing Young Professionals Award.