Allison Clements is the Director of the Sustainable FERC Project at the Natural Resources Defense Council in New York City. The Project represents a coalition of energy policy and environmental non-profit organizations at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and at the ISO/RTO level in pursuit of a sustainable and efficient transmission system that can accelerate deployment of renewable energy and demand-side resources. Previously, Ms Clements served three years as NRDC's Corporate Counsel while maintaining a policy practice in renewable energy deployment. Before joining NRDC, Ms Clements worked as a project finance attorney at Chadbourne & Parke, LLP in New York, where she represented developers and lenders in the financings of traditional and renewable energy and biofuels facilities. Earlier, as an associate at Troutman Sanders, LLP, she advised utilities, independent power producers and other energy companies regarding FERC law. Ms Clements has a BS degree in environmental policy from the University of Michigan and a JD degree, with honors, from the George Washington University Law School.