2018 has been a year filled with legislative developments related to nuclear energy. Bills have been introduced and, in some cases passed into law, that facilitate nuclear innovation, deployment of micro-reactors, promote High-Assay Low Enriched Uranium, expand the use of public-private partnerships and reform the Department of Energy’s Part 810 process to improve U.S. competitiveness in foreign markets. Join us for a webinar to learn about the legislation, what developments may be on the horizon and how it will all affect your clients.
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Thank you to our event Co-sponsors:
EBA Nuclear Regulation Subcommittee
Kaitlin Rekola, Staff Counsel, NEI
Baker Elmore, Director Federal Programs, NEI
Baker Elmore is Senior Director of Federal Programs at the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI), the organization responsible for establishing unified policy on matters affecting the nuclear energy industry. He has been at NEI in this role since June of 2015.
In his role as Director of Federal Programs, Baker is responsible for a wide range of issues including used fuel legislation, NRC nominations, electricity markets, the MOX Project, and legislation pertaining to NRC fee reform. Before joining NEI, Baker spent 6 years on Capitol Hill working for Senator Lindsey Graham and Congressman Joe Wilson, both from South Carolina. His previous position on the Hill was that of Congressman Wilson’s legislative director where he oversaw the Congressman’s energy portfolio which included the Department of Energy’s Savannah River Site as well as the seven operating reactors across the Palmetto state and the two under construction at V.C. Summer.
Baker graduated magna cum laude from the University of South Carolina where he was a four year lettermen on the golf team. He is a member of the Phi Beta Kappa society and is a founder and current president-elect of District Golf which is a D.C. nonprofit that has donated over $65,000 to local charities since its inception in 2012.
Grant W. Eskelsen, Associate, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
Grant W. Eskelsen handles a broad range of matters for the nuclear industry. He routinely counsels clients on compliance with nuclear-export related matters, including 10 CFR Part 810 and 10 CFR Part 110. Grant holds a top-secret security clearance and supports investigations and litigation involving classiﬁed information. He also provides due diligence support for energy transactions and supports clients in claims against the government for its ongoing failure to accept spent fuel from utilities. Grant also assists clients in internal investigations and litigation related to government contracting.
Before joining Morgan Lewis, Grant clerked at the United States Court of Federal Claims. At the Court of Federal Claims, he was responsible for advising three judges on complex civil litigation, including takings cases brought under the Fifth Amendment to the United States Constitution, tax refund suits, government contracts under the FAR and other regulations, and bid protests.
Program: 12:00PM- 1:00PM (EST)
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