Ellie Hardwick

Business Phone: 336.337.0381

Business Fax: 503.334.2235



Practice Areas

Public Utility and Energy Law

Administrative and Regulatory Law

Transactions and Resource Development

Water Utility Law


Vermont Law School, J.D. 2021

Vermont Law School, Masters in Energy Regulation and Law 2021

North Carolina State University, B.S. 2018

Professional Experience

Ms. Hardwick provides research and analysis in energy, administrative, and public utility law.

Ms. Hardwick has a strong background in energy law and policy. She previously worked at North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association as a legal extern working on various proceedings before the North Carolina Utilities Commission and helped draft appellant briefs before the North Carolina Court of Appeals. She also worked as an energy clinician on community solar projects and a research associate at the Institute for Energy and the Environment at Vermont Law School.

Ms. Hardwick graduated from Vermont Law School in 2021, where she earned her J.D., cum laude, and her Masters in Energy Regulation and Law, with distinction. She graduated from North Carolina State University in 2018, where she earned a double major in Environmental Science – B.S., summa cum laude, and Political Science – B.S., summa cum laude, with minors in Renewable Energy Assessment and Economics. Ms. Hardwick studied abroad at Danish Institute for Study Abroad taking classes in renewable energy and climate change science.

In her free time, she enjoys hiking and camping, spending time with her dog, attending concerts, and watching new tv shows or movies.


Professional Activities

Oregon State Bar

North Carolina State Bar