Jeffrey H. Wood


Jeffrey Wood

Washington, D.C.

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  • Two decades of experience in the practice of environmental law.
  • Led the U.S. Justice Department's Environment and Natural Resources Division for almost two years as Acting Assistant Attorney General and Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General.
  • Represented major business association as intervenor in D.C. Circuit litigation concerning Affordable Clean Energy Rule.
  • Argued in federal court in defense of presidential executive order concerning offshore energy production in Alaska.
  • Represented chemical company in environmental citizen suit litigation under the Clean Water Act.
  • Represented energy company in breach of contract and indemnity litigation in federal district court in Florida.
  • Granted favorable outcomes on behalf of private clients in Clean Water Act NPDES enforcement matters.
  • Represented electric utility in power plant siting litigation.
  • Represented coalition of cities, businesses, non-profit organizations, and ports in litigation in state administrative tribunals and courts concerning commercial navigation along an interstate river system.
  • Advised nuclear power companies about NRC requirements.
  • Drafted comments to EPA on behalf of electric utilities in response to major EPA rules.
  • Prepared testimony on energy policy for corporate chief executive appearing before congressional committees.
  • Filed amicus brief in the U.S. Supreme Court and Ninth Circuit concerning environmental regulation and tribal jurisdiction.
  • Served as environmental counsel to a U.S. Senator for over three years, and as the Republican Staff Director for the Senate Subcommittee on Water & Wildlife (112th Congress) and Republican Staff Director for the Senate Subcommittee on Clean Air & Nuclear Safety (113th Congress).
  • Authored and filed environmental law amicus brief in D.C. Circuit on behalf of 205 members of Congress in Clean Power Plan litigation.