Mackenzie advises companies on project finance, project development, and general corporate matters, with a focus in renewable energy industries including solar, wind, and biomass. She regularly represents clients in project finance transactions, mergers and acquisitions, asset purchase transactions, and other commercial deals and handles contracts for complex projects. Mackenzie has extensive experience with interconnection agreements, construction contracts, site control agreements, power purchase agreements, state REC contracts, and other key project development documents. By structuring agreements to advance the goals of clients, she helps bring pioneering projects to market.
Mackenzie also focuses on advising clients in the clean tech and life sciences sectors on financings, acquisitions, and a variety of general corporate matters.
Before joining Mintz, Mackenzie was chief counsel for one of the nation’s largest photovoltaic solar developers and contractors. In that role, she drafted and negotiated a variety of utility-scale project contracts, worked on real estate and land acquisition agreements, and supported the company’s compliance efforts. Earlier in her career, she was an attorney at a law firm in North Carolina, where she handled business formations, estate planning, residential real estate closings, and real estate litigation.
Mackenzie earned a Certificate in Environmental and Natural Resources Law in law school. She also served as an intern for the Southern Environmental Law Center, where she worked on litigation and policy to support clean air initiatives.
- Lewis and Clark Law School (JD, cum laude)
- University of Pittsburgh (BA, magna cum laude)
Recognition & Awards
- Phi Beta Kappa