Name Leecia Eve
|Role Arthur Eve's daughter|
Parents Arthur Eve
|Education John F. Kennedy School of Government, Smith College, Harvard Law School|
Similar Hillary Clinton, Joe Biden, Andrew Cuomo
Erie County Democratic Committee Endorses Leecia Eve for NYS Attorney General
Leecia Roberta Eve is an attorney in New York. A resident of Buffalo, New York, Eve is the daughter of former Assembly member Arthur Eve and was candidate for Lieutenant Governor of New York during the 2006 election. She was a Senior Policy adviser to U.S. Sen. Hillary Clinton during her 2008 primary campaign for President, and her Maryland political director. Prior to 2013, she served as Deputy Secretary for Economic Development in the Executive Chamber of New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo. Today, she serves on the Board of Commissioners of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey after being appointed by Governor Cuomo on July 12, 2017.
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In 2005, she left Clinton's staff and announced her candidacy for lieutenant governor. She received the endorsement of several Harlem political leaders, including Congressman Charles Rangel, former New York City Mayor David Dinkins, former Manhattan Borough President Percy Sutton, and former New York Secretary of State Basil Paterson. In January 2006, Attorney General Eliot Spitzer, the eventual winner of the general election, governor, announced his selection of State Senate Minority Leader David Paterson as his running mate for lieutenant governor. Paterson was seriously considering Eve as a replacement for Clinton, when Clinton became United States Secretary of State.
Eve is a graduate of Harvard Law School and was an attorney in Buffalo. She worked as the homeland security adviser to U.S. Sen. Hillary Clinton after her time as a lawyer. Leecia is also a graduate of City Honors School, Smith College, and The John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.
In the 1990s she served as an aide to then-Senator Joseph Biden.
In January 2011, Eve was appointed by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to serve as Senior Vice-President of the Empire State Development Corporation (ESDC). In October of that year Governor Cuomo appointed her to serve as his Deputy Secretary for Economic Development.
She is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority.