Elizabeth Thomas - K&L Gates

Elizabeth Thomas

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2009
Phone: 206-370-7631

Ms. Thomas is a Practice Area Leader of K&L Gates' Energy, Infrastructure and Resources practice and serves on the firm's management committee.

She has a national practice, concentrating in a range of matters related to energy and water regulation, transactions and project development.

Wellesley CollegeBA 1975Harvard Law SchoolJ.D. 1979
Legal Foundation of WashingtonClimate Solutions

Case History

PPL Montana, LLC v. State of Montana, 565 U.S. ___ (2012) — Represented owner of hydropower facilities in dispute regarding whether the STatet may charge rent for hydropower projects' occupancy of streambeds.
Utility M&A — Represented purchaser of Washington combined electric and gas utility with respect to regional, state and local legal and regulatory matters.

Client Comments

"Liz has a very strong understanding of the WA EFSEC process and is effective in clarifying complex issues and moving them through the process. We are very pleased with the support that we have received from Liz and would recommend her to other developers."

-tom Krueger
Manager of Gneration Project Development
Energy Northwest

Office Location

925 Fourth Avenue, Suite 2900
Seattle, WA 98104-1158
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2012 Lawyer of the Year in Energy Law of the Seattle Metro Area
Elizabeth Thomas has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2012!

Practice Areas

Energy Law

Other Information

Gender: Female