Penn Event

The Department of Energy: Threats and Opportunities


Dr. Steven Croley
General Counsel, U.S. Department of Energy


Tanenbaum 112
Penn Law School

The Penn Program on Regulation is holding a lunch seminar with Steven Croley, the General Counsel of the U.S. Department of Energy, on The Department of Energy: Threats and Opportunities. In this lunch seminar, Croley will offer insights from his experience leading the legal team that advises the Secretary of Energy and that serves the entire federal department overseeing the nation’s energy infrastructure.  In addition to explaining the role, mission, and legal organization of the Department of Energy, Dr. Croley will identify and discuss current hot topics in energy from a legal lens.

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. Mr. Croley is the Harry Burns Hutchins Collegiate Professor of Law at the University of Michigan Law School (on leave since 2010).  Mr. Croley received his A.B. from the University of Michigan, J.D. from the Yale Law School, and Ph.D. (Politics) from Princeton University.

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