Catherine S. Hill Partner Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP
Catherine Hill specializes in the representation of businesses and institutions in the CleanTech, demand reduction and renewable energy fields. Ms. Hill's client's include Wind Energy, Solar Energy, and BioFuel Developers, municipalities in the renewable energy sector, start up technology companies in the CleanTech sector, and developers, architects and others involved in green or LEED Certified buildings. Prior to joining Whiteman Osterman & Hanna, Ms. Hill was with MTI MicroFuel Cells Inc., and it's parent, Mechanical Technology Inc. (NASD:MKTY) as Vice President of Corporate Development and General Counsel, where she was responsible for the legal department; the human resources department; and strategic planning. Ms. Hill was a key player in structuring critical transactions for MTI and MTI Micro with companies such as, DuPont de Nemours and Company and The Gillette Company. Ms. Hill was also lead counsel for the transaction between MTI and The Detroit Edison Company that led to the formation of Plug Power. Prior to becoming Vice President of Corporate Development and General Counsel at Mechanical Technology, Ms. Hill served as lead attorney in the pre-curser to Whiteman Osterman & Hanna's Technology Law Group, where she focused on the corporate, financing and transactional needs of CleanTech and other technology clients.