Bill Prentice is General Counsel, Legal and HR, of Kinetica Partners and its subsidiaries.
Bill has 30 years’ experience in the energy industry and with regulated energy and telecommunication companies. He has been admitted to three state bar associations as well as being admitted to practice before the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
Bill has a BA in American Studies (Magna Cum Laude, with Honors) from Brandeis University; a MBA in Finance, Accounting and Statistics from the Atkinson Graduate School of Management at Willamette University; and, a JD from the Willamette University College of Law.
Mr. Prentice was an in-house attorney with Northwest Natural Gas Company, Teleport Internet Services, Hamilton Securities, PacifiCorp and Energy Northwest concentrating on financial, operational, regulatory and transactional matters. Just prior to working on the startup of Kinetica Partners and becoming its General Counsel , Mr. Prentice was in private practice, where he was Of Counsel with the law firms of McDowell, Rackner & Gibson, PC, and with Ater Wynne, LLP. His private practice consisted of energy project development in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska, asset acquisitions, utility infrastructure projects, state and federal utility regulation, and project financing and refinancing.
Bill’s volunteer work has included serving as the Chairman of the Northwest Resource Federal Credit Union, Chairman of the Planning Commission in his home town, and as a Board Member with various non-profit organizations, including one he help to start.