Press Release

Morgan Lewis Launches Up & Atom: News, Analysis of Legal and Policy Trends in Nuclear Energy

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC, October 26, 2016: Morgan Lewis is pleased to announce the debut of Up & Atom, a timely blog featuring thought leadership from members of the firm’s market-leading nuclear energy practice designed to help companies better navigate the dynamic environment of the nuclear energy industry.

Up & Atom offers concise reporting on the key US and international law and policy trends affecting all matters related to nuclear energy and materials, including critical regulatory, legislative, and judicial developments. Primary contributors to the blog include partners Kathryn Sutton and Paul Bessette. Several other members of the firm’s nuclear energy practice—as well as guest bloggers from across the firm—will also share valuable perspective on the trends and developments influencing the nuclear regulatory landscape.

Morgan Lewis’s nuclear energy practice represents governments and businesses as they seize opportunities in the nuclear sector. Collaborating throughout the firm’s global offices, the practice assists clients with a full array of regulatory, litigation, and transactional needs. Morgan Lewis represents companies along the spectrum of nuclear regulatory and adjudicatory matters, such as the acquisition of nuclear facilities and in the reorganization of nuclear assets. The team’s lawyers also counsel clients on US Department of Energy and Nuclear Regulatory Commission export and import regulations and negotiate engineering, procurement, and construction contracts on behalf of new and existing plants. The firm works closely with clients on all aspects of new reactor projects, and helps clients in developing nations comply with the legal regulatory framework for nuclear projects. Morgan Lewis is the only law firm in the United States recognized by Chambers USA with a top Band 1 ranking for its nuclear practice. The energy practice has also been recognized by the Legal 500 and US News & World Report.

Visit Up & Atom for the latest news and analysis of the developments and trends shaping the nuclear energy space. Read more about the firm’s nuclear energy practice.