Press Release
September 19, 2022

Holland & Knight Welcomes Clean Energy Advisor Elizabeth Noll from the Department of Energy

WASHINGTON (September 19, 2022) – Elizabeth Noll, Deputy Assistant Secretary for House Affairs within the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), has joined Holland & Knight's Public Policy & Regulation Group as a senior policy advisor. Ms. Noll has spent her career enabling policy solutions to tackle the nation’s energy system and climate challenges.

Prior to working at DOE, Ms. Noll was vice president at the Coefficient Group. She had previously served as Deputy Director of Congressional and External Affairs for the Natural Resources Defense Council, where she worked with Congress, the administration and clean energy industry partners to develop federal clean energy policy for the building, transportation and power sectors. Her experience includes testifying before U.S. House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee on energy efficiency policies.

"Elizabeth is a superstar in the clean energy policy world and was intimately involved in the passage of the Inflation Reduction Act," said Rich Gold, leader of Holland & Knight's Public Policy & Regulation Group. "Her technical and policy skill set has delivered great results for numerous stakeholders over the past decade. She's the perfect addition to our team as we enter a new era of investment in renewable energy and clean technology infrastructure."

"The passage of the Inflation Reduction Act provides clean energy investors and other industry leaders with immense business opportunities as they seek to participate in the nation's transition," said Taite McDonald, partner and co-leader of Holland & Knight's Federal Clean Energy Technology Practice,. "Elizabeth's arrival provides our team greater bandwidth to help our clients navigate the risks and rewards that the government's historic investment means for their businesses. We are thrilled to have her on our team."

"Holland & Knight's reputation as a go-to firm for clean energy is well known, and I've long admired the creativity and determination its team brings to its client engagements," said Ms. Noll. "This moment is paramount for addressing climate change and strengthening our infrastructure. I look forward to working with ambitious companies who want to help build a decarbonized economy that is affordable, scalable, durable and just."

Ms. Noll received an M.S. degree in public policy from Georgia Institute of Technology and a B.S. degree from Clemson University.

Holland & Knight's leading energy practice was named "Energy Practice Group of the Year" in 2021 by Law360.

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