Governor George E. Pataki joined the law firm Chadbourne and Parke, LLP in 2007 as Counsel, focusing on their environmental, energy and infrastructure practice areas. The Governor also is the founder and Chairman of Pataki-Cahill Group, a consulting firm concentrating on climate change, energy and the environment. He served three terms as the 53rd governor of New York State, from 1995 through 2006. Widely know for his protection of over one million acres of open space, Governor Pataki balances his pro-business philosophy with award-winning, cutting-edge policies in the renewable energy and environmental fields.
Governor Pataki is a graduate of Yale University and received his J.D. from Columbia Law School.