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Jacob Joshua Worenklein, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1974.


Worenklein, Jacob Joshua was born on October 1, 1948 in New York City.


Bachelor, Columbia University, 1969. Master of Business Administration, Juris Doctor, New York University, 1973.


From associate to partner Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, New York City, 1973-1993, chairman firm planning committee, 1988-1990, executive committee, 1990-1993, senior advisor to executive committee, 1993-1994. Managing director, group head of global project finance group Lehman Brothers, 1993-1996. Managing director, head project fin, commodity finance, export finance Society General, 1996-1998, managing director, global head project and sector finance Paris and New York City, 1998—2003.

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer United States Power Generating Company, New York City, 2003—2008, Astoria Generating Company, 2006—2008. Partner Bingham & McCutchen LLP, since 2010. Member investment banking management committee Lehman Brothers, 1993-1996.

Member advisory council Amoco Power Resources Corporation, 1995-1997. Adjunct professor finance New York University Stern School of Business. Board directors, member audit committee Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Globeleq, 2004-2008, Grid Point Inc., since 2005, Ember corporation, 2008-2010, Entech Solar Inc., 2008-2010, Entegra Corporation, 2008-2010, Actis, since 2008, Ormat Technologies, Inc., 2004-2010.


  • Bar: New York 1974.


  • Other Work

    • Member editorial board Journal Structured and Project Finance, since 1996. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Chairman board Old Broadway Synagogue, New York City, since 2001, president 1978-2001. Trustee Federation Jewish Philanthropies, New York City, 1984-1986. Board overseers United Jewish Appeal-Federation Jewish Philanthropies, 1987, chairman lawyers division major gifts, 1989-1991, chairman lawyers division, 1991-1993, board directors, 1991-1997.

Trustee Jewish Community Relations Council New York, 1995-1998, 2011, Committee for Economic Development, since 2001, executive committee, since 2011. Member Council on Foreign Relations.


Son of Abraham and Cela (Zyskind) W. Divorced; children: David, Daniel, Laura. Married Cindy Sternkler, February 26, 1995.

1 child, Sasha Anne.

Abraham Worenklein

Cela (Zyskind) Worenklein

Cindy Sternkler

David Worenklein

Daniel Worenklein

Laura Worenklein

Sasha Anne Worenklein