Charlie Harak, Attorney

Charlie Harak is senior attorney for energy and utilities issues.  He represents consumers before regulatory agencies, legislative bodies, and other policy forums; provides legal and technical support to low-income advocates, legal services lawyers, and government officials; leads workshops and training sessions for lawyers and advocates; and writes for NCLC manuals and publications.  He coordinates NCLC’s work to update energy efficiency standards for residential and commercial appliances and related appliance efficiency advocacy efforts before the federal Department of Energy.


He is a co-author of NCLC's Access to Utility Service and Guide to The Rights of Utility Consumers.