Beth has more than 30 years of experience practicing in corporate law and assisting clients in regulatory matters. She has assisted electric power industry clients in resolving many types of business challenges, including those related to government contracts, federal election law, corporate and securities. Prior to joining Husch Blackwell as Partner in 2011, Beth served as Of Counsel for a law firm in the San Antonio area.
From 2003 until 2006, Beth held the position of the first in-house chief legal officer for CPS Energy, the nation’s largest municipally owned electric and gas utility, where she acted as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary.
In 1997, Beth was one of six officers on a start-up team for California Independent System Operator Corporation. During this time, she assumed the position of Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary, where she was responsible for the legal and regulatory, market monitoring and design, communications and board relations groups.
Beth was in private practice in Washington, D.C. from 1981 until 2003, except for her two years in California. She has since relocated to San Antonio, Texas, where she currently practices.
Beth served as an Attorney-Advisor for the Rural Electrification Administration and a Legal Advisor for the Federal Energy Regulatory Commissioner, Matthew Holder, Jr. at the beginning of her legal career.