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Anne Troutman '82, an attorney with more than 30 years of legal experience working for corporate and government organizations, has been named general counsel of the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory, effective Jan. 1, 2013.
Troutman will oversee all aspects of legal matters as they pertain to laboratory operations. She is also responsible for ensuring that Brookhaven Science Associates (BSA), the company that manages Brookhaven Lab for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), is in compliance with its contract with DOE.
Since joining the laboratory in March 2010 as deputy general counsel, Troutman has also been involved in many lab projects and has overseen legal matters concerning procurement, technology commercialization and litigation. She has also participated in and has provided expertise on lab committees that focus on improving processes, furthering Lab initiatives and handling conflicts of interest.
Troutman is a 1982 graduate of Albany Law School. She worked for General Electric, Arthur D. Little and the Battelle Memorial Institute prior to joining Brookhaven. Since 1988, she has also served as an adjunct professor at Boston College.
Established in 1947 in Upton, N.Y., Brookhaven is a multi-program national laboratory operated by Brookhaven Science Associates for the U.S. Department of Energy. Seven Nobel Prizes have been awarded for discoveries made at the Lab.
Brookhaven has a staff of approximately 3,000 scientists, engineers, technicians and support staff, as well as more than 4,000 guest researchers annually.