Nuclear Law


Because the nuclear industry is so heavily regulated, it takes an extraordinary amount of technical knowledge and legal experience to provide effective representation. Clients benefit from FH+H’s Nuclear Law, Nuclear Indemnity and Liability Matters experience. FH+H attorneys assist, counsel, and represent clients in all aspects of Nuclear Law. 

Services + Solutions

Our Nuclear Law attorneys can help clients:

  • Assist with nuclear export controlled items under 10 CFR 810.
  • Help with administrative or regulatory matters affecting nuclear facilities.
  • Represent companies in state, federal, and international litigation involving nuclear matters or nuclear facilities.
  • Assist with nuclear matters under the cognizance of the Department of Energy and/or National Nuclear Security Administration.
  • Advise on matters under the purview of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
  • Advise on hearings held by the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board.
  • Advise and assist on Nuclear Indemnity and Liability Matters.

Technical Knowledge +Experience

  • Extensive experience as the General Counsel of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) in the approval process of nuclear exports.
  • Over 30 visits to the International Atomic Energy Agency, dealing with officials at all levels, including the Director General, Legal Advisor, and procurement officials.
  • Negotiated dozens of nuclear agreements with foreign states.
  • Maintain extensive contacts at all NNSA sites and at headquarters.
  • Institutional and first-hand operational knowledge of nuclear facilities.
  • Veteran of Navy Nuclear Power Program.

Successes + Capabilities

Note: Case results depend on a variety of unique factors, and do not guarantee or predict similar results for future cases.

  • Practice Group includes General Counsel of both the National Nuclear Security Administration and the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board.
  • Practice Group teaches Nuclear Nonproliferation Law and Policy at Georgetown University Law Center and George Washington University Law School since 2005.
  • Practice Group taught and lectured in Nuclear Nonproliferation Law and Policy at the U.S. Naval War College.
  • Practice Group members includes one of roughly five internationally recognized experts in nuclear nonproliferation law.
  • Served as a principal legal negotiator for the US – India Civil Nuclear Agreement.
  • Published multiple law reviews and other articles on nuclear matters.
  • Assisting a major contractor with a proposal for the Sandia contract.

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