Marissa L. Hill assists in the representation of nuclear electric utilities in civil litigation, government investigations, and internal investigations before the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), the US Department of Energy (DOE), and in federal court. Marissa monitors legislative and political trends and developments related to nuclear energy, including spent fuel. She is knowledgeable on cybersecurity regulations and their effect on both operating and decommissioned nuclear power plants. She also maintains an active pro bono practice with a focus on domestic violence survivors and children, and she sits on the Junior Board of the DC Volunteer Lawyers Project.
Prior to joining the firm, Marissa clerked at the District of Columbia Court of Appeals.
Marissa graduated from American University Washington College of Law, where she served as editor-in-chief of the American University International Law Review. While earning her law degree, Marissa interned within the US Intelligence Community, the US Department of Justice National Security Division, the US District Court for the District of Columbia, and Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights.
American University, Washington College of Law, 2017, J.D.
Villanova University, 2014, B.A.
District of Columbia
Clerkship to The Senior Judges of the District of Columbia Court of Appeals (2017 - 2018)
Awards and Affiliations
Member, Practice Group of the Year, Energy, Law360 (2019)
Editor-in-Chief, American University International Law Review