Henry L. Greenidge, Esq.

McSilver Fellow-in-Residence (2020-2021)
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Henry L. Greenidge, Esq. is a dynamic attorney and government affairs professional with over ten years of experience in policy advising and legal advocacy. His areas of expertise include sustainability, energy, infrastructure, broadband, and autonomous transportation. Previously, he led state and local government affairs, as well as public engagement for Cruise, a GM subsidiary focused on autonomous vehicles.

Greenidge is an Executive Vice President at Tusk Strategies, where he focuses on mobility and equity. He has been a Program Examiner in the White House Office of Management and Budget during the Obama Administration, a Policy Advisor to the U.S. Secretary of Transportation and has held positions within the New York City Office of the Mayor and the NYC Department of Transportation, among other roles.

Greenidge strongly believes in the importance of investing in your community and is active in several organizations including the New York Urban League and the Metropolitan Black Bar Association. His board service includes Brooklyn Community Board 9, the Tri-State Transportation Campaign, Tech 2025, the Apollo Theater Young Professionals, and the Emma L. Bowen Foundation, providing undergraduate students of color with internships at top media and tech companies.

In addition to awards and commendations received during his time with the Obama Administration, Greenidge’s work has been recognized by several organizations including New York University as an Emerging Leader in Transportation, City & State Magazine as a 40 Under 40 Rising Star, and the New York Urban League as a Trailblazer. Greenidge has also completed the Coro Leadership New York Fellowship program and was a Fellow with the Council of Urban Professionals.

Greenidge holds a Juris Doctor from the University of Baltimore and a Bachelor of Arts from the Scripps Howard School of Journalism and Communications at Hampton University where he graduated with honors.