Photo of Charlie Harak in front of a Stone Wall.Charlie Harak is senior attorney for energy and utilities issues. He represents consumers before regulatory agencies, testifies at legislative hearings, and provides legal and policy counsel to low-income advocates, legal services lawyers, and government officials. He also devotes much of his time to training lawyers, advocates​,​ and front-line social services staff regarding the rights of utility customers, and contributes to NCLC manuals and publications. Much of his work also focuses on energy efficiency issues, ​including federal appliance efficiency standards and advocating for larger and smarter energy efficiency investments in affordable multifamily housing​, ​and climate change.