Elizabeth B. Stein

Lead Counsel, Energy Transition Strategy


Areas of expertise:
New York and New Jersey energy policy, vehicle electrification, electric rate design

As Lead Counsel for Energy Transition Strategy, Elizabeth engages in state proceedings to advocate for aligning energy policies with state climate policies, with a particular focus on reducing reliance on oil and gas in the transportation and building sectors.


Elizabeth has successfully developed and advocated for best practices in the electric system that make sure the grid is resilient, and supports sustainability and reliability. To make this happen, Elizabeth collaborates with state and local agencies.

Prior to coming to EDF, Elizabeth was a transactional real estate attorney.


  • AB Harvard (1995)
  • JD New York University (2003)


E. B. Stein and F. Ucar (2017). “Driving Environmental Outcomes Through Utility Reform: Lessons from New York REV”, EDF Whitepaper

The Rise of DG: Options for Addressing the Environmental Consequences of Increased Distributed Generation, Frank J. Guarini Center on Environmental, and Land Use Law at NYU School of Law (February, 2016)

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