Nuclear Export Controls
International Trade Obstacles to Fukushima Recovery
Stephen L. Markus
Mr. Markus is an associate in the law firm's Energy practice and is located in the Washington, DC office. He assists with the representation of clients in the energy industry on a variety of regulatory, litigation, and transactional matters before the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, other agencies, and the federal courts.
Mr. Markus counsels clients on matters of international nuclear commerce and public international law, including nuclear export and import licensing, International Atomic Energy Agency agreements and conventions, and nuclear liability issues. He has advised foreign governments on the structuring of regulatory frameworks for nuclear power programs, the drafting of domestic legislation and regulations, and the development of bilateral agreements for cooperation concerning peaceful uses of nuclear energy.
In domestic energy matters, Mr. Markus’s experience includes assisting in the representation of clients in NRC new plant licensing and license renewal proceedings and in appellate litigation concerning agency actions. He has also assisted in rate, rulemaking, and enforcement proceedings before the FERC.
In the environmental field, Mr. Markus represents clients on issues concerning federal and state Superfund liability and environmental due diligence. He also actively participates in the Firm’s pro bono program.
While attending law school, Mr. Markus interned for the Federal Communications Commission and served as a judicial intern to the Honorable Barbara M.G. Lynn of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas.
American Bar Association, Energy Bar Association
United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
"Unfair Warning: Breach Notification in the FCC's Enhanced Telephone Records Safeguards," 18 Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy 247 (2008)