Janet provides clients with strategic counsel on numerous issues related to the intersection of business initiatives and energy and environmental policies and project development. In particular, she focuses on the areas of global climate change, electricity, energy efficiency, clean tech, and air quality. Janet’s background as an engineer in the private sector, in addition to her government service, gives her a unique perspective on clients’ requirements regarding project investment and regulatory decisions and informs her counsel on policy matters. Janet has experience with permitting, data analyses, federal funding, stakeholder outreach, and utilizing options for environmental permit flexibility under the Federal Power Act.
Previously, Janet served as the Director of Industry Policy for the White House Climate Change Task Force and as a Special Assistant to the Secretary at the Department of Energy. She also worked at the Northern States Power Company (now part of Xcel Energy) as a manager and an engineer.