Joyce Kung

Board of Directors

Joyce joined the Acadia Center Board of Directors in 2017. Based in New York, she is currently an attorney at Sive, Paget & Riesel, P.C., the nation’s first environmental law firm. She previously served as Staff Counsel and Connecticut Director of Acadia Center, where she focused on advancing policy and regulatory solutions to transform the energy system. Her work in Connecticut and in the Northeast advocated for expanded investment in cost-effective energy efficiency and working to protect and strengthen existing policy mechanisms to decarbonize the electric supply. She also served as the State Senate President’s designated environmental representative on the Connecticut Energy Advisory Board.

In addition, Joyce has extensive experience in intellectual property disputes and transactions, specifically relating to patents, trademarks, and copyrights, and has on numerous occasions been named one of New York’s Super Lawyers Rising Stars for Intellectual Property.

Joyce has a BS in Chemistry from Duke University, an MS in Chemistry from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and a JD from the University of North Carolina School of Law. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband, two children, and dog.