Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
Robert was appointed Commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection in January, 2014, where he served three years as Chief of Staff. Prior to joining state service, Robert was an appellate litigator at Wiggin and Dana LLP, in New Haven, Connecticut where he also was a member of their Energy and Climate Change and Sustainable Development practice groups. Earlier in his career he clerked for Judge Mark R. Kravitz of the US District Court for the District of Connecticut and Judge Barrington D. Parker of the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Robert has published a number of articles on environmental law and policy, sustainability, and industrial ecology.