Regina Pearson delivers transactional, regulatory, litigation and operational counsel to clients in the planning, development and management of major construction projects. A former in-house counsel at a global engineering and construction company, Regina has significant experience advising on energy projects in the liquefied natural gas (LNG), petrochemical, power and renewable energy sectors.

Energy Projects and In-House Experience

During her tenure as a senior counsel at a global engineering and construction company, Regina played an integral role in advising executive, global, regional and project management on projects and facilities exceeding $50 billion in value. In both the development and execution phase of projects, she drafted, revised and negotiated agreements for energy and process facilities, formed joint venture and consortium agreements on LNG, methanol and urea facilities and reviewed and analyzed the impact of federal regulations, including Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Orders and Regulations. As part of her role, Regina provided operational guidance during the execution of projects in a range of capacities including client interface, contract management and supply chain negotiations. She also served as the lead compliance officer and contact for the company’s North, Central and South America region. 

Construction Industry Counsel

Regina represents and advises clients in the construction industry on private and public contracts. Regina’s litigation experience includes actions relating to commercial torts, regulatory matters, small business affiliations, minority business certifications, civil right deprivations and other high-impact matters. Regina’s litigation practice consists of serving clients by resolving disputes through developing litigation and trial strategies, drafting claims, defending and taking depositions, preparing for and attending mediations, and negotiating settlements.

Related Industries


Bar Admissions


Court Admissions

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
U.S. Court of Federal Claims
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California


Boston University
B.S. in Mass Communication (2006)

Santa Clara University School of Law
J.D. Santa Clara Law Review (research editor), National Moot Court

Leadership & Community

Pro Bono

While working in-house, Regina also developed a corporate pro bono program providing legal service to low-income veterans and seniors.


  • American Bar Association Forum on Construction Law — In-House Counsel Fellowship, 2018-19
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award — Protection of Intellectual Property, 2009; Wills and Trusts, 2008; Research and Writing, 2007; Certificate of Excellence in Research and Writing, 2007
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