Nick Krakoff

Staff Attorney CLF New Hampshire

Nick Krakoff is a Staff Attorney for CLF New Hampshire, where he works in both the Clean Energy & Climate Change and Oceans programs.  Prior to working as a staff attorney, Nick worked as a judicial law clerk for the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania, where he addressed appeals in a number of areas, including energy, environmental, zoning, and eminent domain law.  Before working for the Court, Nick spent several years in private practice as a litigator primarily representing plaintiffs in employment discrimination claims.  He also previously served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Niger, West Africa. 

Originally from rural Maine, Nick received a J.D., summa cum laude, from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law and a B.A. from McGill University.  He is admitted to practice in New Hampshire,  Pennsylvania, and the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.  In his free time, Nick enjoys spending time with his wife and skiing and hiking.     

Recent Posts

My Turn: Energy Failure in New Hampshire
Update: On December, 10, 2021, Conservation Law Foundation (CLF) joined New Hampshire’s utility companies, the state’s consumer advocate, Clean Energy New Hampshire, and others in filing a motion to halt the Public Utilities Commission’s rollbacks to the state energy efficiency program. However, the Commission rejected this challenge on January 7, 2022, digging its feet even deeper into…
5 Steps New Hampshire Must Take to Combat Climate Change
Although I haven’t lived in New Hampshire for long, I grew up just across the border in Maine and can unequivocally say that two heatwaves in June, with temperatures breaking into the 90s, are not typical. Because of climate change, however, what was normal when I was growing up no longer exists. We can all…
Biden Administration Tackles Energy and More in New Infrastructure Plan
If Biden’s recently announced infrastructure plan is enacted, we won’t just have an infrastructure week, we’ll have infrastructure years. The plan – titled the American Jobs Plan – directs eight years of spending and touches on everything from repairing bridges to delivering clean drinking water. Investing in infrastructure that reduces our reliance on polluting fossil…
Liberty Abandons Plans for Costly, Polluting Pipeline
After a three-year battle, Liberty Utilities has dropped plans for a controversial gas pipeline and liquified natural gas storage facility. This unnecessary, dirty project would have cost an eye-watering $400 million dollars – saddling New Hampshire families and businesses with the costs for decades to come. The fossil fuel project would also have been a…


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