Jessica focuses her practice in the Texas energy industry assisting clients in both corporate and regulatory matters. Prior to joining the firm, Jessica worked at the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT). During her time there, she represented staff in contested administrative hearings, including electric and water utility rate cases, transmission certificate of convenience and necessity cases, and approvals of transfers and sales of electric and water utilities. She also assisted in crafting PUCT policy in several rulemaking projects for the agency.
Jessica applies her experience to assist clients in navigating and complying with the complex regulatory requirements that governs generators and utility operations with the PUCT and Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT). Her experience encompasses a broad range of project and finance transactions for solar and wind power generation, including review and negotiation of interconnection agreements, power purchase agreements, and obtaining all necessary regulatory approvals from PUCT and ERCOT. Jessica also assists clients in navigating all regulatory aspects of the financing process.