Kimberly K. "Kim" Hayden

Kimberly K. "Kim" Hayden

Paul Frank + Collins P.C.

Recognized since 2005

Burlington, Vermont

Practice Areas

Energy Law

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Kim Hayden leads the Energy + Environment practice group. Kim has more than 25 years of experience in all facets of energy and climate policy, energy siting, regulation, and transactions.

Kim is passionate about advancing solutions to climate change and increasing the penetration of renewable and clean energy resources. Kim serves on Renewable Energy Vermont’s (“REV”) policy committee, where she actively works to improve Vermont’s climate and energy policy and laws. Kim also represents REV in state energy regulatory proceedings.

Working with her clean energy clients, Kim has assisted in gaining siting approval for Vermont’s largest solar rooftop facility, dozens of commercial scale solar generating facilities totaling more than 40 MW, Chittenden County’s only commercial scale wind farm, as well as over 170 miles of new high voltage electric transmission lines and dozens of substations. Kim also won precedent setting energy siting decisions from the Vermont Supreme Court in Re Rutland Renewable Energy LLC, 2016 VT 50, and Re Vermont Electric Power Co, 2006 VT 69.

  • One Church Street
    P.O. Box 1307
    Burlington, VT 05402-1307
  • English
  • Boston College Law School, B.S., Magna Cum Laude, graduated 1982
Bar Admissions
  • Vermont, 1987
  • New England Council - Member
  • Renewable Energy Vermont - Member
  • Vermont Bar Association - Member
Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court, District of Vermont, 1992

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 for work in:
  • Energy Law

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