Steven Croley was sworn in as General Counsel on May 21, 2014. Prior to joining the Department of Energy, he served in the Office of White House Counsel. From 2012-2014, he served as Deputy Assistant and Deputy Counsel to the President, and from 2011 to 2012 as Senior Counsel to the President. He oversaw a legal team handling a wide range of domestic legal issues, including energy. From 2010 to 2011, he served as Special Assistant to the President for Justice & Regulatory Policy on the White House Domestic Policy Council.
Eric J. Fygi has served as the Deputy General Counsel since the Department of Energy's founding in October 1977, and periodically has served since then as the Department's Acting General Counsel. Together with the General Counsel, he is responsible to the Secretary of Energy for all the Department’s legal affairs and the management of a 100-plus complement of attorneys at the Department’s headquarters.
Deputy General Counsel for Technology Transfer & Procurement
Ms. Cadieux is the Deputy General Counsel for Technology Transfer and Procurement at the United States Department of Energy (DOE). She manages a legal staff responsible for providing legal counsel to the procurement and financial assistance, technology transfer and intellectual property, and contractor labor and pension activities of program offices throughout the Department, including the Offices of Environmental Management, Fossil Energy, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Nuclear Energy, and Science. She entered the Senior Executive Service in 2004.
Deputy General Counsel for Litigation and Enforcement
Anne Harkavy serves as Deputy General Counsel for Litigation and Enforcement for the U.S. Department of Energy. Prior to joining the Department, she was a partner at the law firm of WilmerHale LLP, where she was a Vice Chair of the firm's Government and Regulatory Litigation Group. Her practice focused on representing companies and individuals in congressional oversight and investigation matters and on trial and appellate litigation with governmental or public policy dimensions.
Deputy General Counsel for Environment & Nuclear Programs
Kedric L. Payne is the Deputy General Counsel for Environment and Nuclear Programs. Prior to joining the Department, Mr. Payne was Deputy Chief Counsel of the Office of Congressional Ethics where he investigated Members of Congress for violations of any law, rule, regulation, or standard of conduct. He practiced in the political law group of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, advising clients on compliance with campaign finance, lobbying, and ethics laws. As a litigator at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, he defended clients in various commercial litigation matters. Mr.