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Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

Energy & Natural Resources

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David Baxter has considerable experience representing a broad array of clients in capital markets transactions, including issuers, purchasers and underwriters. Interviewees note: "He provides well-reasoned answers and responses to client questions. He is always quick to respond and happy to help."

David Lewis has an impressive track record assisting major clients with the full spectrum of matters arising from the nuclear sector, including decommissioning, project approvals, licensing and commercial transactions. Sources commend him for his "strategic counselling" and "understanding of the driving concerns at the NRC."

Elina Teplinsky focuses her practice on export control and project development issues and frequently advises nuclear utilities, vendors and developers on compliance with DOE and NRC regulations. Clients comment: "She's highly educated, well respected and fluent in many languages, which helps to address international contracts."

Jay Silberg has substantial expertise in securing regulatory approvals for transactions as part of a robust regulatory practice. He frequently appears before the NRC and DOE on behalf of a roster of prominent clients. Market commentators report: "Jay is unquestionably the pre-eminent attorney in the nuclear industry. He has been practising nuclear law for years and his experience is unequalled. He doesn't need to research an issue, he can speak to it from experience."

Jeffrey Delaney acts for a wide range of energy companies and underwriters on capital markets transactions. Interviewees comment: "He has tremendous experience and is very personable and accessible; he's always there for you. He's so brilliant that for any question you ask he can give you an answer and it's a fair answer. He's a very talented lawyer."

Jeffrey Merrifield leverages his expertise as a former member of the NRC to advise clients across a broad spectrum of matters. He manages acquisitions and divestitures and counsels on nuclear technology development. Sources say: "He is extremely effective and knowledgeable about the subject matter. He accommodates clients' legal needs with great efficacy and dexterity."

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Energy & Natural Resources

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

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1200 Seventeenth Street, NW

Washington, DC

District of Columbia

USA

DC 20036

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Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

USA

Energy: Electricity (Finance)


David Baxter
Band 1
Jeffrey J Delaney
Band 1

Energy: Nuclear (Regulatory & Litigation)


David Lewis
Band 1
Elina Teplinsky
Band 3
Jay Silberg
Band 1
Jeffrey Merrifield
Band 3