Thought Leadership 01.15.19
Potential impediments to post-Brexit retransfers of nuclear material and items between the UK and EURATOM countries
James Glasgow draws on vast, high-level experience to advise a global client base on legal issues related to nuclear energy.
Jim has more than 40 years of Federal government and private sector experience on a wide variety of regulatory, contractual and international trade aspects of licensing, constructing and operating nuclear power plants and facilities for mining, converting, enriching and fabricating uranium into nuclear fuel. He counsels clients in the U.S. and abroad on national and international regulation of nuclear power plants and nuclear fuel cycle facilities. He also advises clients on liability issues that can arise in nuclear operations.
Helps clients maintain compliance with the import/export licensing requirements of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and the Department of Commerce and the Department of Energy rules regarding U.S. assistance to foreign atomic energy programs.
Counsels clients on bilateral agreements for cooperation concerning peaceful uses of nuclear energy, International Atomic Energy Agency safeguards agreements, laws and international agreements concerning nuclear liability and other agreements and rules that govern the international supply of components, services and fuel for nuclear power stations.
Worked in legal offices of DOJ, NRC and DOE between 1970 and 1981, winning awards for litigation efforts and work on implementing non-proliferation agreements.
Has testified on trade issues before the Science and Technology Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives and the House Committee on Foreign Affairs’ Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation and Trade.
Has presented papers and served as chairman of sessions and panels at conferences sponsored by numerous organizations, including the World Nuclear Association, the Nuclear Energy Institute, the American Nuclear Society, the U.S. India Business Council and the Uranium Institute.
Recognized by the WM Symposium Inc. with the WM Symposia Fellow Award for distinguished contribution to the advancement of radioactive waste and radioactive material management.
Capital Pro Bono High Honor Roll (2018)
J.D., University of Arizona College of Law, 1969
B.A., University of Arizona, 1966
District of Columbia
Law clerk to the (late) Hon. Richard Harvey Chambers, chief judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit