Kemp Smith Elects New Partner - Matthew Behrens
In the energy sector, Matt has extensive experience with regulatory filings before the Public Utility Commission of Texas and the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission. Additionally, he has negotiated and drafted multiple purchased power agreements (PPA) and engineering procurement and construction agreements (EPC) for utility-scale renewable and battery energy storage system projects. His experience in this field is marked by a strategic approach to regulatory compliance, advancing renewable energy and utility initiatives, through his work on proposed legislation and rule makings in the energy sector.
Matt holds a Juris Doctor from Temple University and a Master's in Professional Accounting and Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin. Beyond his legal and accounting expertise, he is committed to community service, holding board positions with evolve Federal Credit Union and Creative Kids. Some may even recognize him as Herr?Drosselmeyer in the El Paso Ballet Theater Company’s annual production of The?Nutcracker.