Katie Coleman is a Partner in Thompson & Knight’s Austin office and serves 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 routinely assists companies with regulatory compliance and diligence in contracting and infrastructure projects, including structuring energy agreements, joint ownership agreements for privately owned electrical facilities, energy supply agreements, and cogeneration agreements.
Katie has been recognized for her energy regulatory work by The Legal 500 US 2018, selected as a leading state regulatory lawyer by Chambers USA 2018, honored among The Best Lawyers in America®, selected as “Lawyer of the Year – Energy Regulatory” by The Best Lawyers in America® for 2019, and recognized as one of Texas Lawyer’s 2018 Lawyers on the Rise. Katie served as President of the State Bar of Texas Public Utility Law Section for the 2016-2017 term. She is also on the Board of Directors for the Gulf Coast Power Association (GCPA) and is currently serving as Vice President.
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.