Professionals / Kari L. Twaite
Kari L. Twaite
1350 I Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20005-3311
Bar Admissions & Memberships
Kari Twaite is an Associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., with a general litigation, regulatory, and environmental practice. Kari received her law degree from Vermont Law School (J.D. 2011, magna cum laude), where she was a Notes Editor for the Vermont Law Review and a Research Associate with the Vermont Institute for Energy and the Environment. During law school, Kari interned with the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of General Counsel.
Kari also earned a Master of Environmental Management in 2011 from the Yale University School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, with a concentration in industrial ecology and energy management. At Yale, Kari wrote her master's project on best practices for toxic substances legislation, based on a comparative review of chemicals law in the U.S. and Europe. She was also a Research Assistant at the Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy.
Prior to law school, Kari was an associate with an energy and environmental consulting firm in Washington, D.C. She received her undergraduate degree cum laude from Bowdoin College in 2006, with High Honors in Government and Legal Studies.
Author, Monopoly Money: Reaping the Economic and Environmental Benefits of Microgrids in Exclusive Utility Service Territories, 34 Vermont Law Review 975 (2010).
Co-Author, A Fractured Climate? The Political Economy of Public Utility Commissions in an Age of Climate Change, 22 Electricity Journal 68 (July 2009).
Co-Author, “A Driving Need, a Vital Tool: The Rebirth of Efficiency Programs for Electric Customers,” Capturing the Power of Electric Restructuring, American Bar Association (Joey Lee Miranda ed., 2009)