John P. Cahill

Archdiocese of New York

John Cahill serves as Counsel for Chadbourne & Parke, LLP and his practice concentrates on energy, environmental, and corporate matters

He is also co-founder and principal of the Pataki-Cahill group, a specialized development firm focusing on opportunities related to energy, environmental resiliency, hard assets, and water resources

Prior to joining Chadbourne, he served as New York Governor George Pataki’s Secretary and Chief of Staff from 2002 through 2006

In May 2005, Mr. Cahill took on the additional role of leading and coordinating the rebuilding of the World Trade Center site and the recovery of Lower Manhattan. From 1995 to 2001, he was the general counsel and then commissioner of the state’s Department of Environmental Conservation

Mr. Cahill was also a partner in the law firm of Plunkett & Jaffe, where he focused on environmental and municipal issues