Monica is co-chair of Bradley’s Renewable Energy Practice Group. Monica represents contractors, subcontractors, developers, and engineers in utility-scale renewable energy projects, focusing on risk mitigation and dispute avoidance throughout the development, construction, operation, and maintenance phases of projects.
Monica has significant experience with utility-scale energy developers and contractors, including drafting and negotiation of EPC agreements and subcontracts for utility-scale projects around the world. She works with clients to tailor agreements to these projects according to specific risk assessments, coordinating risk assumption among parties upstream and downstream. She also advises clients in project management decisions and managing claim procedures with the goal of avoiding litigation. Monica reviews and assists clients across the nation in code compliance (including contractor, engineering and other trade licensing). Over the past several years, Monica has developed and led client-focused seminars at project sites with materials developed using the client’s contracts as the “textbook.”
Monica believes that no client’s core business is litigation, and understands the significant pressures of fast-paced utility-scale energy projects. She strives to provide legal advice as a business partner with her clients in order to reach optimal solutions for all parties and to preserve a project’s profitability. From contract negotiation to project management through operation and maintenance of energy projects, Monica is committed to her clients’ successes in today’s global energy industry.
Monica is also a member of Bradley’s Cybersecurity and Privacy team, advising energy clients on critical infrastructure cybersecurity issues and emerging risks in the era of grid electrification. She is an active member of the North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association and E4 Carolinas. She is a member and past chair of the Excellence in Construction Committee with Associated Builders and Contractors of the Carolinas. She also serves on the board of the Charlotte Gator Club.