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

    • 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, including:
      o Pacific Gas & Electric General Rate Cases
      o Sempra Energy General Rate Case
      o Southern California Edison General Rate Case
      o Developing risk assessment models for energy utilities in General Rate Cases
      o Developing utility-scale transportation electrification for the state of California
      o Successfully arguing for approval for various gas-fired generation projects
      o Developing state-wide best practices to prevent methane leakage for gas operators in California
      o Establishing service quality standards for telecommunications carriers
    • 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

  • Publications and Presentationsopen

    • 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

  • 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.