Full Name
Theodore J. Paradise
Job Title
Partner | Energy, Infrastructure, & Resources
K&L Gates LLP
Speaker Bio
Theodore Paradise is a Partner in the Energy, infrastructure, and Resources practice at the global law firm of K&L Gates in the Boston, New York City, and Washington, DC offices (www.klgates.com). He has over 23 years of experience in the energy industry both in private practice and as the Chief Legal and Policy Officer for a European floating offshore wind developer, and as the Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer and Counsel for of a US-based developer of subsea transmission for offshore wind. Theodore was also in charge of transmission planning and system operations regulatory issues for a US grid operator. Theodore has a deep understanding of US regulatory law, and has represented clients before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, in state public utility commission proceedings, and before the federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management and the Department of Energy. He has worked with clients on project RFP strategy and submissions on the east and west coasts of the US. Theodore has also been a leading policy voice on transmission for offshore wind and other renewables, educating law makers, legislators, and leading industry discussions on ways to address this industry challenge and steps that can help both scale and derisk project development. He holds his Juris Doctor degree from Georgetown University in Washington, DC
Theodore J. Paradise