Karleen has over 17 years of renewable energy industry experience. For the last 8 years, she has been in-house counsel at Fotowatio Renewable Ventures and SunEdison, involved in all aspects of utility-scale renewable energy projects and C&I solar projects. Prior to that, she was a senior attorney in the energy group of a leading national law firm.

Karleen’s experience includes leading the negotiation of development, construction, financing and operations agreements for over 850MW of utility scale projects and 350MW of C&I solar facilities.  Karleen also has extensive experience negotiating a broad range of agreements with parties to leverage expertise, maximize value, and raise capital.

Karleen’s deep in-house counsel experience provides a multi-faceted understanding of the commercial and legal aspects of energy projects, bringing significant value to clients.


  • J.D. from The George Washington University School of Law

  • B.S. from Duke University


phone: 415-235-6559