Sue Sheridan has over 30 years of experience in energy and environmental law, with an extensive background in legislative and regulatory work in government. She provides legal counsel and strategic policy advice to a broad range of clients on electricity, nuclear, gas and climate change issues.
Ms. Sheridan capped her career in government service as Chief Counsel to the Subcommittee on Energy and Air Quality, part of the Energy and Commerce Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives. In that position, she was the lead attorney responsible for overseeing hearings, drafting bills, and advancing legislative proposals on a wide variety of energy and environmental matters. During her time with the Committee (1983-2008), Ms. Sheridan developed expertise in electricity regulation, nuclear energy and waste disposal issues, natural gas, and climate change matters.
Prior to her work with the Energy and Commerce Committee, Ms. Sheridan worked on the staff of the White House Domestic Policy Council and as a staff attorney at the U.S. Department of Energy.
In 2010, she founded Sheridan Energy & Environmental Consulting, LLC and has counseled a wide variety of clients from Fortune 500 companies to environmental organizations. She is the President and Chief Counsel to the Coalition for Fair Transmission Policy.
Vanderbilt University Law School
U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia
Keystone Energy Board
Clean Air Task Force
Member of Board of Directors
Large Public Power Council
George Washington School of Law
Aspen Institute Socrates Seminar
Guest Lecturer (Winter 2010)
Columbia School of International Policy Administration
Adjunct Professor (2010)
Columbia University Center for Energy, Marine Transportation and Public Policy
Senior Advisor (2010-2011)
U.S. House of Representatives
Chief Counsel, Subcommittee on Energy and Air Quality, Energy and Commerce Committee,1983-2008
White House Domestic Policy Council
U.S. Department of Energy
Staff Attorney, 1979-1983