Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Norma joined Trilliant in October 2012 as Senior Vice president, General Counsel and Secretary, bringing with her extensive experience in the electricity sector and energy R&D, as well as with corporate governance, compliance, intellectual property and litigation. Prior to joining TR she was Sr. VP, GC, Secretary and Chief Compliance Officer at the Electric Power Research Institute in Palo Alto, CA. Her earlier legal career was spent primarily at San Francisco’s Farella Braun & Martel where, among other things, she was a partner in and chaired the firm’s litigation department. While at Farella, Norma was engaged as the primary outside litigation counsel for the California Independent System Operator during California’s 2000 – 2001 energy crisis.
Norma received her J.D. with honors from the University of California Hastings College of the Law, and her undergraduate degree in English from UC Berkeley. She is an active speaker on electricity sector and clean technology issues, as well as on legal and compliance topics.
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