Lewis Milford is President and founder of Clean Energy Group and the Clean Energy States Alliance, two nonprofit organizations that work with state, federal and international organizations to promote clean energy technologies. He also works with many public agencies (including public pension funds) in the United States and Europe that invest in clean energy.
Prior to founding CEG in 1998, Mr. Milford was a vice president of the Conservation Law Foundation, where he conducted litigation and advocacy relating to a variety of energy and environmental issues and testified before numerous legislative and regulatory agencies. Previously, Mr. Milford was a New York Assistant Attorney General representing the State of New York in the Love Canal hazardous waste case, and a law professor and director of the public interest law clinic at American University in Washington, D.C., where in federal court and before Congress he represented Vietnam War veterans harmed by Agent Orange. Mr. Milford is the co-author of Wages of War, a social history of American war veterans, published by Simon and Schuster in 1989. He has a J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center and is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Rutgers College.