Leecia Eve

Leecia Eve DEMDemocrat

American politician

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Leecia EveDEMDemocrat American politician
58
Years of Age
NYResidence (state)

Leecia Roberta Eve is an attorney from New York with experience in federal government, state government, and the private sector who currently works as a lobbyist for telecommunications giant Verizon. Born in Buffalo, Eve was a candidate for Lieutenant Governor of New York during the 2006 election. After working for U.S. Sen. Hillary Clinton, Eve served as a senior advisor during Clinton's 2008 presidential campaign. From 2011 to 2013, she was Deputy Secretary for Economic Development in the Executive Chamber of New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo. She was appointed to the Board of Commissioners of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey in July 2017. Eve ran for Attorney General of New York in 2018, but was defeated in the Democratic primary.

Education5 - 5 of 3
Smith College
AB
Harvard Law School
JD
John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard
MPA
Past Positions1 - 9 of 9
Vice President for Government Affairs
Verizon, New York, New Jersey and Connecticut
Current
Former Associate
Covington & Burling
Former Chief Economic Development Advisor
New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo
Former Counsel
United States Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton
Former Counsel
United States Senator Joseph R. Biden, Jr.
Former Deputy Secretary for Economic Development
State of New York
Former Homeland Security Advisor
United States Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton
Former Law Clerk
Associate Judge Fritz W. Alexander II, New York State Court of Appeals
Former Partner
Hodgson Russ
Other Experience1 - 1 of 1
Commissioner
Port Authority of New York & New Jersey
Current