Governor LePage Announces Team Addition

February 11, 2011

Augusta, Maine – Governor Paul LePage announced today the addition of Carlisle McLean to the Administration. McLean will serve as Senior Policy Advisor to the Governor. “She is a welcome addition to our team,” said Governor LePage. “Carlie has a key understanding of Environmental Law and we expect her to bring a great deal of knowledge in this area to the Administration.”

Carlisle McLean practiced Environmental, Land Use and Climate Strategy Law with Preti Flaherty law firm from 2005 to 2011. She handled matters ranging from permitting and compliance of energy and development permits, to obtaining LURC rezoning and development permits, to handling negotiations and settlements at Superfund Sites throughout New England and nationally.

Previously, McLean completed several associateships in natural resource law and policy with the Yale Center for Environmental Policy, Trustees for Alaska, the New York State Office of Attorney General, the Pace Land Use Law Center and Freehills Law Firm in Sydney, Australia.

McLean has been an active member of the Maine and American Bar Associations since 2005 and has held leadership positions with both organizations. She earned her Juris Doctor/Master of Environmental Management from Pace University School of Law and Yale University School of Forestry. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Bates College.

McLean will start February 21.