O’Melveny & Myers LLP
Katie Coleman is a Partner in the Austin office of O'Melveny & Myers. Katie has more fifteen years of experience representing a variety of clients on energy matters. Katie is best recognized for her holistic representation of large industrial customers through the Texas Industrial Energy Consumers and the Texas Association of Manufacturers. Katie has deep experience with ERCOT’s competitive market design, electric market policy, and utility rate regulation. Katie also assists clients on energy transactions including generation development, power purchase agreements, retail power supply arrangements, and jointly owned electrical infrastructure.
Katie is a member of the Board of Directors for the Gulf Coast Power Association (GCPA) and served as President for 2020-2021. She previously served as President of the State Bar of Texas Public Utility Law Section for the 2016-2017 term. She received the Gulf Coast Power Association’s (GCPA’s) “emPOWERing Young Professionals Award” in 2019. Katie has also been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America® from 2018-2021, selected as “Lawyer of the Year – Energy Regulatory, Austin” by The Best Lawyers in America® for 2019, recognized by Chambers USA for “Energy: State Regulatory & Litigation” from 2015-2021, recognized by The Legal 500 US for “Energy Regulatory – Conventional Power” from 2017-2021, honored as a “Texas Rising Star” in Legislative & Governmental Affairs by Thomson Reuters for 2016-2021, and recognized as one of 23 statewide Texas Lawyer’s “Lawyers on the Rise” in 2018.