James F. Moriarty
Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary and Chief Policy and Risk Officer
Mr. Moriarty serves as our Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary and Chief Policy and Risk Officer. He joined Chesapeake Utilities Corporation in 2015 and provides counsel to the Chesapeake team including the Board of Directors, senior management, and business units on the Company’s legal affairs, as well as on corporate governance matters. Mr. Moriarty provides guidance on an array of matters related to compliance with applicable laws and regulations, major business transactions, risk management, governmental relations, and legislative activities. Under Mr. Moriarty’s leadership, the Corporate Governance team was awarded Best Corporate Governance in the U.S. by World News Media Ltd. in 2022, Best Corporate Governance among North American Utilities by Ethical Boardroom in 2021, and Governance Team of the Year by Corporate Secretary Magazine in 2019. Previously, Mr. Moriarty was a Partner at Locke Lord LLP and Fulbright & Jaworski, LLP, both international law firms with offices in Washington, D.C. Mr. Moriarty has over 30 years of experience representing leading companies on diverse energy projects. Mr. Moriarty was recognized in 2022 by Attorney Intel as one of the Top 50 Attorneys in Washington, D.C. He is a member of the Florida Natural Gas Association and the American Gas Association and serves as a member of the American Gas Association’s Legal Committee. Mr. Moriarty is also a member of the Chief Legal Officer Council at The Conference Board, and a former member of the Board of the Pauline F. & David Robbins Family YMCA.