Eric J. Fygi has served as the Deputy General Counsel since the Department of Energy's founding in October 1977, and periodically has served since then as the Department's Acting General Counsel. Together with the General Counsel, he is responsible to the Secretary of Energy for all the Department’s legal affairs and the management of a 100-plus complement of attorneys at the Department’s headquarters.
Deputy General Counsel for Technology Transfer & Procurement
Ms. Cadieux is the Deputy General Counsel for Technology Transfer and Procurement at the United States Department of Energy (DOE). She manages a legal staff responsible for providing legal counsel to the procurement and financial assistance, technology transfer and intellectual property, and contractor labor and pension activities of program offices throughout the Department, including the Offices of Environmental Management, Fossil Energy, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Nuclear Energy, and Science. She entered the Senior Executive Service in 2004.
Deputy General Counsel for Environment and Nuclear Programs
Priya Aiyar serves as Deputy General Counsel for Environment and Nuclear Programs. Prior to joining the Department, she was deputy chief counsel to the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling, where she led the Commission’s investigation of the government and industry response to the Deepwater Horizon spill. She was previously legal advisor to the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, where she oversaw the work of the Wireline and International Bureaus.