Carlisle Tuggey McLean was appointed to the Maine Public Utilities Commission in January 2015. Prior to this appointment she served as Chief Legal Counsel and Senior Natural Resources Policy Advisor for Governor Paul LePage. Prior to that she practiced environmental, land use and climate strategy law with Preti Flaherty from 2005 to 2011.
Commissioner McLean has also worked at the Yale Center for Environmental Policy and the New York State Office of the Attorney General. She has been an active member of the Maine and American Bar Associations since 2005 and has held leadership positions with both organizations. Commissioner McLean received her Juris Doctor from Pace University School of Law and her Master of Environmental Management from Yale University School of Forestry. She completed her undergraduate degree at Bates College.