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Rob Matsick assists clients in the nuclear industry and across the energy field. He possesses a broad background in regulatory law and policy, national security, and international politics.
He focuses on a variety of nuclear regulatory issues, including export controls, decommissioning, and other matters involving the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), and state and international entities. Rob also practices in the areas of energy efficiency, renewable energy, and natural gas and liquids pipelines. While in law school, he worked on energy-related issues at the Office of the Legal Adviser at the U.S. Department of State and at an energy regulatory law firm.
Rob possesses unique experience with domestic and cross-border regulatory law and policy. He worked on economic and energy policy at the U.S. Embassy in Moscow, studied Indian administrative law at the National Law School in Bangalore, earned dual master's degrees from Columbia University and the London School of Economics focused on U.S. and EU regulatory law and policy, and worked as an independent consultant to the European Parliament while studying in London. These experiences have prepared him to understand the dynamic interplay of law, policy, and politics underlying complex regulatory issues.
He also developed skills in mediation and other forms of alternative dispute resolution, in part through his work with a D.C.-based business mediation company.
- J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, magna cum laude and Order of the Coif, 2019
- M.Sc., London School of Economics, 2016
- M.P.A., Columbia University, 2015
- B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2011
- District of Columbia
- Member, American Bar Association
- Member, Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources (SEER), American Bar Association