Marty Hopkins advises energy clients on a variety of complex regulatory, litigation, and transactional matters. Investor-owned electric utilities, renewable and conventional generation owners, private equity investors, developers, and retail electric providers rely on Marty’s expertise in state and local regulation when developing projects, executing mergers and acquisitions, and litigating contested cases before state agencies and in state and federal court. She has significant experience with multi-state and Texas-jurisdictional transmission projects and traditional utility base rate proceedings. Marty also regularly advises clients on issues related to registration, certification, and reporting with state commissions and independent system operators/regional transmission organizations, including the Electric Reliability Council of Texas.
In addition, Marty currently serves as the Chair of the City of Austin’s Electric Utility Commission, overseeing Austin’s municipally owned utility, and is the current Chair and past Co-Chair of the Gulf Coast Power Association’s emPOWERing Women Leadership Conference. Her commitment to public service and the development of women and diverse individuals in law and energy extends to speaking engagements and other volunteer advocacy.