Colleen Ferrall, JD
- 4415 71st St, Suite 24 Lubbock, TX
Colleen Ferrall joined Group NIRE in 2013 and serves as in house-counsel. As in-house counsel, Ms. Ferrall oversees all of the company’s contracts (during both negotiation and execution phases), provides legal advice/recommendations for all Group NIRE projects, and aids in the interconnection of Group NIRE’s generation assets within the Southwestern Power Pool (SPP).
Ms. Ferrall is also responsible for the management and compliance of Group NIRE’s federal grant awards and state grant awards. Prior to her position as an in-house counsel, Ms. Ferrall initially began work at Group NIRE as a Project Developer. As a Project Developer, she successfully negotiated and acquired land leases for the 80 MW Red Raider Wind Project in Hockley County, Texas. Ms. Ferrall also assisted in the negotiation of the final purchase and sale agreement of the 80 MW project to a leading owner/operator of wind farms in the United States.
Ms. Ferrall earned B.S. in Biological Sciences from Louisiana State University where she was named on the Dean’s List. In 2014, Ms. Ferrall earned a J.D. with a Business Law concentration from Texas Tech School of Law. While at Texas Tech, she was an Articles Editor for the Texas Tech Administrative Law Journal and a member of the Energy Law Interest Group. After law school she was admitted to the Texas State Bar.
Ms. Ferrall is a member of the Lubbock Area Bar Association, Lubbock County Young Lawyers Association and Women of Wind Energy. She is also a member of the Junior League of Lubbock where she participates in volunteer activities that aid the Lubbock community.