Jeff Lively, General Counsel of the Himalayan Cataract Project, advises HCP’s Board, management, and staff on a broad range of legal issues in connection with its programs and operations, including contractual matters, domestic and international grants, employment issues, corporate structure and governance, construction administration, policy and regulatory compliance.
Prior to joining HCP, Jeff was “Of Counsel” at Sheehey Furlong & Behm, PC where he provided general business and transactional representation to individuals, businesses, and nonprofit organizations. Jeff also worked as General Counsel for the Department of Buildings & General Services with the State of Vermont for 11 years, providing legal guidance and counsel to the Commissioner and the department on a wide array of issues ranging from contract and grant administration to construction administration, risk management, legislation, policy and record retention.
Jeff earned his J.D. from the University of Denver, Sturm College of Law and received his B.A from the University of Vermont majoring in political science and minoring in economics. Jeff is a dedicated hockey player and coach who lives in Waterbury Center with his wife Becky, two children Sam and Sage, and the families dogs Poppy and Luna.