Boston College Law School, J.D., cum laude; Editor Boston College Environmental Affairs Law Review

Dartmouth College, A.B., cum laude


  • Successfully obtained siting approval for a 20 MW solar facility constructed in Ludlow and Cavendish, Vermont – the largest in the state.
  • Successfully obtained siting approval for a 15 MW solar facility to be constructed in Brandon, Vermont.
  • Obtained regulatory approvals for sale of the company owning hydroelectric facilities with a nameplate capacity in excess of 530 MW, located along the Connecticut River and Deerfield River.
  • Represented the board of directors of the seller in the successful auction and sale of the state’s largest generation station, while overseeing the multi-state and federal regulatory approval process.
  • Successfully obtained many siting approvals for transmission line and substation projects for a global transmission and energy company.
  • Assists solar energy and other renewable energy project developers (including traditional utilities and independent developers), purchasers and owners, with siting and regulatory proceedings; as well as with construction, lease, financing, interconnection, acquisition, and power purchase agreements.
  • Obtained approvals for the acquisition of the telephone exchanges of the largest telephone company in Vermont, and for the subsequent change of control of the telecommunications company.
  • Obtained Eligible Telecommunications Carrier (ETC) designation for national company for the purpose of receiving FCC RDOF funds in certain census blocks in Vermont (and supported designation in New Hampshire)
  • Obtained franchise renewals for a national companies operating a cable television systems in Vermont.
  • At different times, obtained regulatory approvals for the sale or purchase of large hydroelectric generating facilities along the Connecticut and Deerfield Rivers.
  • Obtained Eligible Telecommunications Carrier (ETC) designations for wireless provider to enable company to participate in FCC auction to obtain support to deploy mobile voice and broadband services to unserved areas.
  • Provide regulatory, transaction and contract development support to renewable energy, solar and wind energy companies in Vermont, New Hampshire and Massachusetts.
  • Obtained state regulatory approvals for the acquisition and merger of a national transmission company by and with a global transmission and energy company.
  • Guided the purchaser on the acquisition of an electric distribution company.
  • Because Nancy practices energy, telecommunications and cable television law with such diligence and singular focus, she has been able to positively influence the outcome of a number of significant matters quietly, professionally, and cost effectively.


Massachusetts, 1983

Vermont, 1992

New Hampshire, 2016

Memberships & Activities

American Bar Association

Vermont Bar Association

Massachusetts Bar Association

New Hampshire Bar Association

Power Markets Committee of Northeast Energy and Commerce Association (NECA), member

Before joining DRM, Nancy was special counsel at the Vermont Public Service Department, where she was responsible for litigation before the Public Utility Commission and regulatory and policy matters involving the telecommunications, cable television and electric utility industries. Previously, Nancy practiced corporate and securities law at Ropes & Gray in Boston, Mass., and Washington, D.C.

Community Involvement

Member of the Advisory Board of the Arthur L. Irving Institute for Energy and Society at Dartmouth College

Commissioner and Executive Committee Member of the Two Rivers Ottauquechee Regional Commission (a 30 town regional planning commission created by the Vermont Legislature

Class Officer (Gift Planning Chair) for her Dartmouth College Class

Former President of the Dartmouth College Association of Gift Planning Chairs

Former Member of the Executive Board of the Dartmouth College Class Officers Association

Vice Chair of the Town of West Fairlee Planning Commission

Two Rivers-Ottauquechee Regional Commission, Commissioner and Member of Executive Committee

Dartmouth College Class Officer (Gift Planning Chair)

Member of the Town of West Fairlee Planning Commission

Member of the Town of West Fairlee Board of Adjustment.

Co-chair of the Parent Annual Fund of The Holderness School in Plymouth, N.H.

Speaker, Opportunities for Community Solar in New Hampshire; Workshop and Panel organized by Sustainable Hanover (April 27, 2017).


Helped plan and host the inaugural Forum on “Investing in Our Energy Futures” of the Dartmouth College Irving Institute for Energy and Society.

Panelist and presenter at the Dartmouth Symposium on “The Future of Work in Sustainability: Food, Energy and the Outdoors.”

Panelist and presenter at the Dartmouth Energy Collaborative, Energy 101 series: “Energy 101: Creating Tomorrow’s Energy Systems.”

Speaker, Opportunities for Community Solar in New Hampshire; Workshop and Panel organized by Sustainable Hanover