Kimberly K. Hayden - Paul Frank + Collins P.C.

Kimberly K. Hayden

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2005
Phone: 802-658-2311

Kimberly Hayden leads the Energy + Infrastructure practice and is a member of the Business Services and Property + Development teams. She is an experienced project leader and committed team player. Kim has worked as corporate counsel for several Vermont utilities and represented numerous energy clients on a broad range of commercial and regulatory matters.

Kim currently represents national and regional energy companies in connection with renewable energy generation siting, interconnection, power purchase agreements, and commercial transactions. Recent successes include Vermont Public Service Board approvals for commercial-scale solar generating facilities (over 20 MW), approval of Chittenden County’s first community-scale (12 MW) commercial wind farm, Vermont Public Service Board approvals for siting of major regional electric transmission facilities covering more than 170 miles of new high voltage electric transmission lines and dozens of high voltage substation upgrades, and obtained Public Service Board approval of a negotiated 26-year hydro power purchase agreement with Vermont’s two largest utilities as lead counsel on behalf of 20 Vermont electric utilities.

Prior to joining PF+C, Kim was a senior Director at Vermont’s largest law firm, heading its renewable energy practice.

Boston CollegeBA 1982New England School of LawJ.D. 1986
American Bar AssociationNew England Commerce and Energy AssociationRenewable Energy VermontVermont Bar Association

Client Comments

"Kimberly Hayden is a legal professional with a strong work ethic, customer focus, and an ability to work with complex situations across various stakeholders to deliver successful outcomes."

"Kimberly Hayden is an extremely talented lawyer who works very hard for her clients. She is always focused on getting the right results in a cost effective manner."

-Robert Young
central Vermont public service corporation

Office Location

One Church Street
P.O. Box 1307
Burlington, VT 05402-1307
United States

Practice Areas

Energy Law