Jennifer L. Kerrigan is Director and General Counsel for Heelstone Energy, and her responsibilities include overseeing and managing the legal aspects of project acquisition and finance. Prior to joining Heelstone Energy, Ms. Kerrigan was a partner at the law firm of Blanco Tackabery & Matamoros, P.A., where she led the firm’s renewable energy practice group, which, in 2015 alone, represented over 7% of the US solar market share. During her time in private practice, Ms. Kerrigan represented developers in site development and project acquisition for the majority of utility scale solar in North Carolina, where she became recognized as one of the leading site control attorneys for renewable energy projects in North Carolina. Ms. Kerrigan led the firm in renewable energy debt finance and represented developers nationwide on structured finance including state and federal tax incentives and loan programs. Ms. Kerrigan received a B.S. in Business Management from Cornell University and her J.D. from Campbell University where she graduated summa cum laude.