Alisha Mehta is an attorney in the Environmental and Legislative section of Jackson Walker’s Austin office. Alisha represents a variety of clients in complex permitting and water matters, including real estate developers and special utility districts. In her practice, she regularly counsels clients on transactional and regulatory issues before the Public Utility Commission of Texas, including energy project transactions, regulatory proceedings, contested cases, and rate cases. Additionally, she is experienced in preparing due diligence memorandums and analysis of environmental issues for renewable energy projects.
Prior to joining Jackson Walker, Alisha served as a Judicial Law Clerk for Justice Don Willett at the Supreme Court of Texas.
Gujarati, Hindi, Spanish
B.A., Barnard College of Columbia University, 2013
J.D., Duke University School of Law, 2016
- Notes and Research Editor, Duke Journal of Law and Contemporary Problems
- Executive Board Member, Environmental Law Society
- Girlstart Alumna Honoree, Girlstart Annual Game Changers Luncheon, 2018
- “Key Permit Used in Keystone XL Pipeline Put On Hold – Potential Far-Reaching Impacts on Other Projects,” Jackson Walker Insights (May 1, 2020)
- “U.S. Supreme Court Finds That Clean Water Act’s Permitting Requirements Can Extend to Discharges Through Groundwater,” Jackson Walker Insights (April 24, 2020)
- “EPA Proposes New Source Performance Standards for New Coal-Fired Power Plants,” Jackson Walker e-Alert (December 11, 2018)
- “EPA Proposes Rule to Exempt Farm Animal Waste Reporting,” Jackson Walker e-Alert (November 15, 2018)
- “EPA Proposes to Revise Significant Aspects of Methane Rule,” Jackson Walker e-Alert (September 13, 2018)
- Leadership Council on Legal Diversity, Pathfinder Program, 2018