Karilee is Senior Principal Attorney with the Salt River Project Agricultural Improvement and Power District (SRP), one of the largest public power utilities in the United States. SRP serves more than one million residential, commercial, industrial, agricultural, and mining customers in Arizona.
Karilee has practiced in the public utility industry for more than 25 years, with an emphasis on public utility regulation and environmental and natural resources law. Her legal practice includes both regulatory compliance and complex commercial and environmental litigation. Karilee currently supports SRP’s power system – both generation and transmission – on a wide array of issues including providing legal guidance on regulatory matters related to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, the Arizona Corporation Commission, and electric reliability. She also provides legal guidance relating to co-owned generation and transmission projects and on power plant and transmission line siting.
Karilee is active in several organizations. She is a member of the Energy Bar Association, American Public Power Association, and the Association of Women in Water, Energy & Environment, and has represented SRP on several industry committees. Karilee also is active in the community and currently serves on the boards for Child Crisis Arizona and the Desert Mission Food Bank.
Before joining SRP in 2007, Karilee worked in private practice and as in-house counsel at other companies. She received her Juris Doctorate, Masters of Science in Finance, and Bachelor of Science degrees from the University of Arizona. She is a member of the Arizona bar association.