Benjamin Nussdorf is the Vice President, Regulatory and Industry Affairs, as well as the General Counsel at the National Propane Gas Association. He has been with NPGA since October, 2022.

From 2008-2010, Mr. Nussdorf was a Presidential Management Fellow in the Department of the Interior, where he worked on offshore oil and gas leasing, management, and policy. During his Fellowship, Mr. Nussdorf had detail positions at the Office of the General Counsel for Energy Projects at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and the Office of the Solicitor of the Department of the Interior, Division of Mineral Resources. From 2010 until 2012, Mr. Nussdorf served as the Regulatory Liaison for the Office of Natural Resources Revenue at the Department of the Interior. From 2012-2014, Mr. Nussdorf was a Senior Policy Analyst at the Bureau of Land Management, Energy and Realty Directorate. From 2014-2021, Mr. Nussdorf was the Senior Regulatory Advisor for the Office of Oil and Natural Gas, in the Office of Fossil Energy at the Department of Energy in Washington, D.C. He worked on legal and policy issues focused on the import and export of natural gas, liquefied natural gas (LNG) and other related products. During his time at the Department of Energy, he received at President’s Management Council Rotation Opportunity to work in a detail position in the Office of Hearings and Appeals at the Department of Housing and Urban Affairs. From 2020-2022, Mr. Nussdorf was an attorney in the Energy Markets Division in the General Counsel’s Office at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, where he focused on oil and natural gas pipeline issues.

He received his J.D. from American University, Washington College of Law and his B.A., magna cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania.