Lori Alesio

Interim General Counsel & EVP at New York Power Authority

Lori Alesio is Interim General Counsel and Executive Vice President. She serves as the chief legal officer of the Authority, and advises and represents the Authority in all legal matters.

Lori joined the Authority in 2011 as the Assistant General Counsel for Labor & Employment. Since coming here, she has assumed increasing responsibility in the critically important areas of labor and employment, working closely with Utility Operations and their colleagues in the labor unions across NYPA.

Lori had recently been promoted to Deputy General Counsel and assumed the day-to-day supervision of the Authority’s Assistant General Counsels. She played a critical role for the organization during the pandemic as counsel for COVID Incident Command System (ICS), working closely with management and units across NYPA to develop innovative policies and processes to keep the workplace safe and productive.

Lori, a graduate of St. John’s Law School, has a long and distinguished record of public service. She came to NYPA from the Westchester County Attorney’s office where she served for approximately 17 years. Most of that time, she was Deputy County Attorney in its Litigation Bureau where she handled many high-profile and sensitive and high-profile cases with great success.



  • Interim General Counsel & EVP

    Current role