Dr. Steven Croley is General Counsel of the Department of Energy and Vice Chair of the Administrative Conference, assuming the responsibilities of Chair during the vacancy period following the conclusion of Chairman Paul Verkuil’s five-year term.
Prior to this, he was Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy Counsel to the President in the Office of the White House Counsel from 2012 to 2014. Previously, Croley served as Senior Counsel to the President in the Office of the White House Counsel from 2011 to 2012 and Special Assistant to the President for Justice and Regulatory Policy at the White House Domestic Policy Council from 2010 to 2011.
Since 2010, Croley has been on leave from the University of Michigan Law School where he is the Harry Burns Hutchins Collegiate Professor of Law. From 2006 to 2010, he served as a Special Assistant to the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan. Croley was Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the University of Michigan Law School from 2003 to 2006. He served as a Research Consultant to the Michigan Law Revision Commission from 1996 to 1999, and previously as a Research Consultant to the Administrative Conference of the United States and the U.S. Department of Labor from 1994 to 1995. He began his teaching career as an Assistant Professor of Law at the University of Michigan Law School in 1993 before becoming a Professor of Law in 1998.
Croley served as a Law Clerk for Judge Stephen Williams of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit from 1991 to 1992. He received an A.B. from the University of Michigan, a J.D. from Yale Law School, and a Ph.D. from Princeton University.