Mackenzie’s practice encompasses corporate, environmental, real estate, and energy and sustainability law. She drafts and negotiates contracts for complex projects and advises clients on environmental regulatory compliance and permitting issues. She also works on construction and project financing, asset purchase transactions, and a wide variety of commercial real estate transactions.
Before joining Mintz, Mackenzie was chief counsel at one of the nation’s largest photovoltaic solar developers and contractors. 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. She was also previously an attorney at a North Carolina law firm, where she handled business formations, estate planning, residential real estate closings, and real estate litigation. In earlier roles with a mortgage servicing company, Mackenzie handled compliance matters as a consumer ombudsman and worked as a foreclosure specialist.
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 conducted discovery for litigation about coal-fired power plant emissions and drafted public comments in response to proposed Clean Air Act rules. Prior to attending law school, Mackenzie conducted field work and prepared compliance reports while working as a junior environmental scientist with an environmental consulting firm.
- Lewis and Clark Law School (JD, cum laude)
- University of Pittsburgh (BA, magna cum laude)
Recognition & Awards
- Phi Beta Kappa