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Law360 Covers Arrival of Jeff Sharkey to Washington, D.C. Office

Jeff Sharkey, senior regulatory advisor in the firm’s globally ranked Nuclear Energy Practice, was spotlighted in Law360 about his move to join Balch & Bingham’s Washington, D.C. office, and how he will advise clients on navigating the regulations and policies that govern the nuclear energy landscape.

Jeff draws on his extensive experience in nuclear regulatory policy and regulatory matters to advise clients on regulatory strategy implementation. He utilizes his more than 28 years of experience working at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), including 16 years as Executive Policy Advisor to the Commissioners, to offer guidance to clients navigating complex regulatory environments, providing strategic insights tailored to their specific needs and challenges.

In the article published May 3, 2024, Jeff said he was excited to join the firm in his new capacity.

"I have deep respect for the firm's energy practice and have personally witnessed the team's incredible legal talent and ability to navigate difficult issues successfully," Law360 quoted Jeff as saying. "I look forward to bringing my experience supporting nuclear policy matters to further strengthen the team, as we collaborate to deliver exceptional service to the firm's clients."

Stan Blanton, the firm’s managing partner and chair of the firm's nuclear energy group, shared that he has previously worked with Jeff on "some very challenging projects over the years."

"His understanding of nuclear policy and the NRC's regulatory and decision-making processes, along with his experience in the private sector is unmatched, and I am looking forward to working with him as a colleague after years of working with him as a client," Law360 quoted Stan as saying. "We are fortunate to add him to our team."