Chief Legal Officer
Mr. Monahan is a seasoned legal counselor, with deep knowledge and expertise in multiple areas of the law, as well as practical experience in engineering, business, and construction/project management. He joins Sunworks from Thermal Engineering International (USA) Inc. (TEi), a leading supplier and installer of heat transfer technology to the electric power generation industry, where he served as General Counsel. Previously, he served as Deputy General Counsel at Parsons Corp., a publicly traded provider of technology, engineering, construction, cybersecurity, and technology products and services, where he oversaw the company’s domestic and international contracts, the prosecution and protection of the company’s intellectual property portfolio and managed a team of more than 50 lawyers and contracts managers. Prior to that, he was Chief Legal Counsel, Asia-Pacific, at AECOM/URS, a publicly listed global engineering and construction company, where he was responsible for managing the company’s contracts and legal affairs in the Asia Pacific region, including a 33-person legal team. Prior to going in-house, Mr. Monahan was a partner at the law firm of Morgan Miller & Blair. He also worked as a civil engineer and in the construction management field before becoming an attorney. Mr. Monahan has a B.S. degree in Accounting and Business Administration (Pepperdine University), a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering (California State University, Long Beach), a Master of Science degree (UCLA), a Juris Doctorate degree (Loyola Law School), and an LLM in Business Law (University of Sydney). Mr. Monahan is also a licensed professional civil engineer (California), a licensed attorney (California), and a licensed US patent attorney.