Kelly Caiazzo

Associate - Boston

Kelly Caiazzo
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Contact Information

617.832.3009

617.832.7000

kcaiazzo@foleyhoag.com Download vCard

Education:

  • Boston University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2015
  • Emerson College, M.F.A, 2010
  • University of Hartford, B.A., 2006

Representative Experience

Energy & Climate 

  • Represented public and private companies and trade organizations in utility rate case before the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities on issues concerning ratepayer financing of electric vehicle charging infrastructure.
  • Represented developer of utility-scale offshore wind project in obtaining approval of power purchase agreements from the MA DPU.
  • Represented Fortune 500 energy company in MA DPU proceeding concerning a proposal to fund the expansion of natural gas pipeline capacity through electric utility ratepayer-financed long-term contracts.
  • Represented owner of a combined cycle electric generating facility in obtaining approval of a project change to expand capacity from the Massachusetts Energy Facilities Siting Board.  

Investigations & Litigation 

  • Member of team supporting an independent monitor selected by the Department of Justice and Securities and Exchange Commission to assess a financial institution’s compliance program.  
  • Represent gaming company in state court action challenging Massachusetts agency’s licensing proceeding. 
  • Represent laboratory testing company in federal litigation concerning alleged violations of the False Claims Act and Anti-Kickback Statute. 
  • Advised several clients in highly regulated industries in responding to civil investigative demands from the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office.
  • Represent Central American architecture and construction firm in federal litigation concerning U.S. government contracts.
  • Member of team that conducted an investigation reviewing allegations of sexual abuse at a private school and the school’s leaders’ response to the allegations. 

Professional Experience

  • Served as a Special Assistant District Attorney for the Norfolk County District Attorney’s Office. 

Honors 

  • High Honor, Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, 2019 Pro Bono Honor Roll
  • Friend of Justice Award, Massachusetts Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2017 

Involvement 

  • The Partnership, Inc. 2020 Fellow 
  • Boston Bar Association, Member 
 
  • Speaker, “The Future of Electric Transportation: Perspectives from Quebec and the Northeast,” NECEC webinar, February 9, 2021
  • Speaker, “State Cannabis Update,” Webinar, October 14, 2020
  • Speaker, “Hot Topics in Energy,” 2019 BBA Energy Law Conference
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Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts