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About Kathryn

Kathryn focuses on energy, infrastructure, and environmental transactional, regulatory, and policy matters. She advises clients on matters across the oil and gas, electric power, and infrastructure industries.

Prior to joining Bracewell, Kathryn served as a judicial intern at the US District Court for the District of Columbia, a law clerk at the U.S. Department of Justice in the Environment and Natural Resources Division, and as a legal intern at the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration.


Recent Notable Matters

Sol Systems — minority investment from KKR to scale Sol Systems’ Impact + Infrastructure approach and the formation of a strategic partnership with a commitment from KKR of up to $1 billion to acquire shovel-ready solar development projects 

Upper Bay Infrastructure Partners — joint venture with Infiniti Energy Services to form Infiniti Energy, LLC, a platform for the development and acquisition of Commercial and Industrial solar assets in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions

NRG Energy Inc. — $760 million sale to an affiliate of ArcLight Capital Partners, LLC of its ownership interest in eight fossil generating facilities from its East and West regions totaling approximately 4,850 MWs 

Invenergy LLC — build transfer sale, subject to state regulatory approvals, of the Fairbanks solar project, a 250 MW solar energy generating facility to be developed and constructed by Invenergy in Sullivan County, Indiana, to a subsidiary of Northern Indiana Public Service Company, LLC 

NRG Energy, Inc. — sale to a subsidiary of Clearway Energy Inc. of its remaining 35 percent ownership interest in the Agua Caliente solar project in Dateland, Arizona

Kansas Department of Administration — disclosure counsel in connection with $81.445 million Refunding Revenue Bonds (State of Kansas Projects), Series 2020R and $6.485 million Refunding Revenue Bonds (State of Kansas Projects), Taxable Series 2020S

Phillips 66 — formation of Bluewater Texas Terminal LLC, a joint venture with Trafigura Group Pte. Ltd., to develop an offshore deepwater port project in the Port of Corpus Christi

Kansas Department of Administration — disclosure counsel in connection with $8.660 million Revenue Bonds Series 2019A-1; $105,000 Taxable Revenue Bonds Series 2019A-2; $68.980 million Refunding Revenue Bonds (State of Kansas Projects), Series 2019F; $5.470 million Taxable Refunding Revenue Bonds (State of Kansas Projects), Series 2019G

Sol Systems, LLC — joint venture with Capital Dynamics for the formation of Sol Customer Solutions, which will provide large pools of institutional capital direct exposure to the US distributed generation market

TC Energy Corporation — approximately $1.275 billion sale of US midstream assets held by its subsidiary, Columbia Midstream Group, to a subsidiary of UGI Corporation including regulatory work, jurisdictional analysis and responding to buyer diligence

Upper Bay Infrastructure Partners — acquisition of Tidewater Transportation & Terminals, a multi-commodity transportation, terminal, and marine construction and repair company serving the Pacific Northwest, from Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners. Upper Bay Infrastructure Partners was the lead investor of a group consisting of Ullico, funds and accounts under management by BlackRock, Silverfern and certain other co-investors.



The George Washington University Law School,
with honors
College of Charleston,

Bar Admissions

District of Columbia




Finding New FPA Authority, FERC Makes Policy Change to Authorize Retroactive Surcharges (and Maybe More)

July 17, 2019
Energy Legal Blog®

Historically, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC” or the “Commission”) has maintained a policy whereby it will not order refunds stemming from rate design and cost allocation rulings, reasoning that it was statutorily barred from instituting offsetting...



U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, Judicial Intern
U.S. Department of Justice, Law Clerk
U.S. Department of Transportation, Legal Intern
The George Washington University
The George Washington Law Review
Senior Online Editor
CourtCall Law School Award for Success in Moot Court Competitions, Awardee
National Energy & Sustainability Moot Court Tournament, Finalist & Best Brief
Alvina Reckman-Meyers First Year Moot Court Tournament, Winner