Katie Otterbeck

Office Denver

Katie is a cogent advocate and her background in energy policy lends a unique perspective in counseling utilities and energy suppliers. In her role as Associate, she has assisted on and litigated numerous energy regulatory and transportation matters before the Colorado Public Utility Commission, the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission, and the Montana Public Service Commission, including transportation electrification, electric rate cases, transmission planning, community solar programming, distributed energy resource planning, and grid modernization.

Earlier in her career, Katie drafted policy positions at the Colorado Senate, clerked in the Environment and Natural Resources section of the Colorado Attorney General’s Office, and organized a net metering campaign for Environment Colorado. Katie earned her J.D. from Wake Forest University where she wrote for the Journal of Law and Policy and competed in the trial bar. During law school she advised the North Carolina Conservation Network on an environmental justice policy position as a student attorney for the Wake Forest Environmental Law and Policy Clinic. Katie earned her B.A. in Environmental studies and Psychology from the University of Notre Dame.

  • Member, Colorado Women’s Bar Association
  • Member, Rocky Mountain Chapter, Energy Bar Association
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  • Colorado
  • Montana
  • New Mexico
  • J.D., Wake Forest University School of Law
  • B.A., University of Notre Dame