Thought Leadership 10.31.16
Source: National Association of Employee Concerns Professionals
Tim Walsh is outside counsel for the nuclear power industry. He handles a variety of matters, including complex technical litigation, internal investigations, whistleblower claims, and appellate matters for the industry.
Tim works on a variety of nuclear energy issues, involving litigation, regulatory, and transactional matters. Those matters have included litigation and other legal matters under the Atomic Energy Act and implementing regulations; the Nuclear Waste Policy Act; the National Environmental Policy Act; and whistleblower litigation under the Energy Reorganization Act before the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), the Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Heath Administration, and the Department of Energy.
Conducted a safety conscious work environment evaluation of, and an investigation into allegations arising from, the entire security force of a nuclear power plant.
Developed and provided safety conscious work environment training for all supervisory and managerial personnel at a nuclear power plant.
On behalf of the Nuclear Energy Institute and utilities, secured a favorable ruling from the D.C. Circuit ordering DOE to suspend collecting over $750 million per year in fees for the nuclear waste disposal program DOE abandoned in 2009.
Received the Making Justice Real Pro Bono Award from the Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia, June, 2018.
Served as city-wide Co-Chair of the D.C. Legal Aid Society’s Generous Associates Campaign, which raises money from the D.C. legal community to provide legal services to city residents who cannot afford them.
J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 2004
cum laude, International Environmental Law Review
B.A., The George Washington University, 1998
magna cum laude
District of Columbia
Supreme Court of Virginia