Katie Leesman > Ballard Spahr LLP > Washington DC, United States > Lawyer Profile

Ballard Spahr LLP
1909 K STREET, NW
12th FLOOR
WASHINGTON DC 20006-1157
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
United States

Work Department

Business and Transactions

Position

Associate

Career

Katie Leesman counsels clients on complex business transactions, with an emphasis on energy project finance, public-private partnership (P3) projects, project development and acquisition, related financings, and associated federal and state energy regulatory matters. Katie is experienced with numerous project technologies, including commercial, utility-scale, residential-scale photovoltaic systems, and community solar projects.

Before entering law school, Katie worked as a legal policy analyst for Dell Inc.’s government affairs group. She served internships with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s Office of Administrative Litigation in the summers of 2009 and 2010. In spring 2010, she was a law clerk to the Office of Enforcement and Compliance, National Planning, Measures, and Analysis of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Admissions

District of Columbia

Memberships

Former President and Vice President, Women’s Energy Network

American Bar Association

Energy Bar Association

Women’s Energy Network, 2012-present

Education

American University, Washington College of Law (J.D. 2011, cum laude)
Member, American University International Law Review; Member, Moot Court Honor Society

Mary Washington College (B.A. 2004, cum laude)
Member, Pi Sigma Alpha; Member, Phi Alpha Theta