First Wind says Michele Beasley has joined the company as senior vice president and general counsel.
Beasley comes to First Wind with extensive experience in the development and financing of wind and other energy projects. In her new role, she will oversee the company's legal affairs and manage its legal team.
Beasley most recently served as senior counsel at Wells Fargo Bank in San Francisco and Boston, serving as senior legal counsel to the Securities Investment Group.
Prior to Wells Fargo, Beasley spent more than a decade working on all aspects of the development and financing of energy projects at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP and Chadbourne & Parke, including the structuring, negotiation and documentation of equity investments, project contracts and third-party limited- and non-recourse financing.