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Justin E. Driscoll


Member of the NYSERDA Board
Appointed 11/6/2021

Work History

Justin Driscoll Justin E. Driscoll, NYPA executive vice president and general counsel, will become the interim president and chief executive officer.

Justin serves as the chief legal officer of the Authority, and advises and represents the Authority in all legal matters. He is a member of the Company’s Executive Committee and provides legal and policy advice to the Chairman, Trustees, President and Senior Management. He also supervises the activities of the Hydropower Licensing Group, the Regulatory/Energy Markets functions, Legislative and Community Affairs Group, the Corporate Secretary and the Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer. He serves on the Enterprise Risk Management Committee and is management’s liaison to the Cyber and Physical Security Committee of the Board of Trustees.

Before joining NYPA, Justin was engaged in the private practice of law and represented clients that included Fortune 500 companies, governmental entities and energy companies, in complex commercial litigation and regulatory matters.


Justin serves on the Board of Directors of New York City’s Urban Green Council and is a member of the World Resources Institute’s Global Energy Advisory Board in Washington, D.C.


Justin is a graduate of American University in Washington, D.C. with a bachelor’s degree from the School of Public Affairs. He received his law degree from the New York Law School and attended the New York University School of Law L.L.M. Program in trade regulations. He is a member of the New York City Bar Association, and the Energy Bar Association.