Noah C. Shaw

Partner - New York

Noah Shaw

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212.812.0387

212.812.0399

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As a partner in Foley Hoag's Energy & Climate practice, Noah provides strategic and legal advice to market participants, government entities and others engaged in the renewable energy economy. He concentrates on the renewable energy project regulatory, development, contracting, acquisition, sustainable development and clean technology matters. 

Noah previously held the position of General Counsel and Secretary of the Board of Directors at the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA). In this role, Noah was a senior member of New York State’s energy team and guided policy formation and designed program structures related to New York state's Clean Energy Standard, Offshore Wind program, large-scale renewable energy credit program, the NY Green Bank, NY-Sun solar program, and programmatic and regulatory frameworks for the state's electric vehicles, community solar, energy storage, Property Assessed Clean Energy, building efficiency and related initiatives.

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Education:

  • Northeastern University School of Law, J.D., 2002
  • Brandeis University, B.A., 1998

Languages:

English

Professional Experience

  • General Counsel and Secretary of the Board of Directors, New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA)
  • Senior Advisor to the General Counsel, U.S. Department of Energy
 

Involvement

  • Member, Advisory Council, State Energy and Environmental Impact Center of the NYU Law School 
  • Member, Board of Directors: Adirondack Council (2019-present)
  • Member, Board of Directors: New York League of Conservation Voters – Capital District Chapter (2019-present) and State Policy Committee (2021-present)
  • Member, Board of Directors: Adirondack North Country Association (2019-present)
  • Member, Advisory Board, Commonweal Ventures

 

  • Offshore Renewable Energy Internationalization Seminar (November 2020)
  • Solar & Storage Finance USA Virtual Summit (November 2020)
  • How to Leverage Renewable Energy for Sustainability Performance (June 2020)
 
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Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • Massachusetts

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court