Assistant General Counsel - Renewable Energy
Cynthia is a business lawyer focused on transactions and projects in the energy industry, particularly in renewable energy. As Assistant General Counsel- Renewable Energy to TotalEnergies, Cynthia manages all legal aspects of TotalEnergies’ renewable power generation businesses in the U.S., including a multi-gigawatt portfolio of solar projects in development and operation and the U.S. offshore wind business which launched earlier this year.
Cynthia began her career in the global law firm Vinson & Elkins, where her practice focused in transactions and projects in the energy industry. Cynthia then served as General Counsel to Meridian Solar, Inc., a leading solar integrator and development firm, where she managed all legal aspects of solar project development, construction and finance. Prior to joining TotalEnergies, Cynthia was one of the founding lawyers of a successful boutique law firm, Griffin Frey, where she represented a broad spectrum of clients in corporate and M&A matters and often served as their “outside general counsel”. Cynthia earned her B.A. at Georgetown University and her J.D. and M.B.A. at the University of Texas.