Shannon Baker-Branstetter

Senior Policy Counsel, Energy and Environment


(202) 462-6262 Ext 1103
1101 17th Street, NW Suite 500
Washington, DC 20036



Since 2009, Ms. Baker-Branstetter serves as Senior Policy Counsel, Energy and Environment for Consumers Union’s Washington, D.C. Office, where she leads the policy team’s work on energy efficiency, clean energy, utility policy, clean vehicles, fuel economy, and other environmental topics.  Ms. Baker-Branstetter provides oral testimony and written comments for EPA, DOE, DOT, and CARB rulemakings, analyzes pending bills and regulations, and briefs Congress and state legislators on CU’s position on pending legislation.  Prior to working at Consumers Union, she worked at the Department of Labor, Government Accountability Office, and an employment law firm.   Her alma maters are Yale University (B.A.), University of California, Los Angeles (M.P.P.) and Georgetown (J.D)., and she is an active member of the California and District of Columbia Bar Associations.

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