Jamie is a member of the Energy and Utility Practice Group focusing on administrative law in the area of public utility regulation. Jamie’s practice involves the representation of municipalities and utilities before the Public Utility Commission of Texas, Railroad Commission of Texas, Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, and the State Office of Administrative Hearings.

Prior to joining the firm, Jamie worked as an attorney in San Francisco, California representing labor interests in front of the California Public Utilities Commission regarding a wide variety of matters including rate cases, policy rulemakings, and permitting proceedings.


  • Practice Areasopen

  • Professional Licenses and Educationopen


    • Admitted to State Bar of Texas (2008)
    • Admitted to State Bar of California (2011)
    • J.D., University of Houston Law Center (2008)
    • B.A., Vanderbilt University (2001)

  • Representative Experienceopen


    • Representing municipalities in gas rate proceedings at the Railroad Commission of Texas
    • Representing municipalities in electric rate proceedings and various rulemaking proceedings at the Public Utility Commission of Texas
    • Represents cities as consumers in the stakeholder process at the Electric Reliability Council of Texas
    • Assisting municipalities in negotiating franchise agreements relating to the provision of electrical service within the municipality
    • Representation of investor owned water and sewer utility in Sale Merger Transaction proceedings at the Public Utility Commission of Texas
    • Representation of electrical, gas, and telecommunication labor interests in front of the California Public Utilities Commission regarding a wide variety of ratemaking, permitting, and policy matters for regulated utilities
    • Drafting rulings and proposed decisions regarding investor owned utility regulatory matters as a research attorney for the Administrative Law Judge division at the California Public Utilities Commission
    • Representing various insurance clients in civil litigation matters in both Texas and California courts


  • Publications and Presentationsopen


    • Author, “Richardson Prevails Over Electric Utility at Texas Supreme Court,” The Lone Star Current, April 2018
    • Author, “Texas’ Electric Grid Operator Predicts Record-Breaking Usage This Summer,” The Lone Star Current, April 2018
    • Co-Author, “Texas Renewable Energy Trends & Legislation,” The Lone Star Current, April 2017
    • Co-Author, “Wave of Electric and Natural Gas Utility Rate Cases Expected in 2017,” The Lone Star Current, January 2017

  • Professional Associations and Membershipsopen


    • State Bar of Texas
    • State Bar of California
    • Austin Bar Association
    • Texas Municipal League

  • Personal Profileopen


    Jamie is a native Texan who spent several years practicing law and living in San Francisco, California.  While she enjoyed the Bay Area’s wine country, restaurants, and the scenery, Jamie realized she needed move home to Texas.  Now you can find her enjoying Austin’s lakes and swimming holes, running on Lady Bird Lake, watching films at the Alamo Drafthouse, reading, and spending time with her friends and family.