Catherine G. "Kate" Vasudevan guides public utilities and energy companies through regulatory proceedings before public utility commissions and in transactional matters. On the regulatory side, she helps clients with competitive procurement design, tariff design, energy efficiency and demand response programs, electric vehicle (EV)-related programs and rates, renewable energy portfolio standard compliance, and advanced metering programs. On the transactional side, Kate advises on the regulatory aspects of renewable and other power sector transactions. Kate is also an active member of the firm’s EV working group.
Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Kate was a litigation associate for a large law firm, where her practice focused on environmental and administrative law. In law school, she clerked for the US Department of Justice (DOJ) and the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Before law school, Kate was a policy analyst at the EPA.
University of Wisconsin Law School, 2006, J.D., magna cum laude
Bowdoin College, 2002, A.B., magna cum laude
US District Court for the District of Minnesota
Clerkship to the US Department of Justice
Awards and Affiliations
Member, Law Firm of the Year, Energy/Projects: Power (including Renewables), Chambers USA (2018)
Member, Practice Group of the Year, Energy, Law360 (2016, 2019)
Member, Energy Law Firm of the Year, US News & World Report/Best Lawyers (2015)