As the energy sector is swiftly evolving, Katie prides herself on keeping current on new developments and current regulatory compliance. Katie centers her practice on helping clients comply with the law all while helping them pursue their business goals.
Katie represents electric, gas, and water companies in a variety of matters before the Maine and New Hampshire Public Utilities Commissions (PUC) and counsels clients on strategies concerning regulatory compliance and managing the regulatory process. Katie assists clients with solving complex regulatory matters, including participation in Maine’s Net Energy Billing Program.
In addition to her work in the firm’s energy group, Katie is also a member of Verrill's litigation team where she represents businesses and individuals in a wide variety of civil matters, including complex commercial litigation and catastrophic personal injury. Katie assists Verrill's skilled team of senior litigators with trial preparation, comprehensive legal research and writing, and is involved in all steps of case management.
Prior to joining Verrill, Katie worked at a private practice litigation firm, where she participated in the representation of individuals in personal injury, medical malpractice, and employment litigation. During law school, Katie represented numerous victims of domestic violence pro bono and successfully defended a New Hampshire Supreme Court appeal. Katie has a passion for oral advocacy, and competed on the UNH National Trial Team. She is a graduate of the Daniel Webster Scholar Honors Program.
Before attending law school, Katie lived in Colorado, where she taught adaptive snowboarding and skiing to adults and children with mental or physical disabilities. Katie is an avid traveler and traveled solo around the world after college. When she is not in the office, Katie can be found outside hiking, paddle boarding, biking, golfing, or snowboarding. Katie grew up in Wells, Maine, and now resides in New Gloucester, Maine with her Partner Rich and their dog Sadie.
- University of New Hampshire School of Law (J.D.)
- Eckerd College (B.A.)
- Governing Council, New Lawyers Section, Maine Bar Association
- New Hampshire
- Daniel Webster Scholar
- Andrew J. Mead Fellowship
Court and Other Admissions
- U.S. District Court for the District of New Hampshire