John A. Hodges Joins Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis, Expands Energy Practice
WASHINGTON, DC — July 1, 2015 – Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis LLP is pleased to announce that John A. Hodges has joined the firm, bringing with him more than three decades of experience in litigation and administrative law. Mr. Hodges will expand the firm’s rapidly growing energy practice, which has flourished under the leadership of Chairman Scott Blake Harris.
“John’s practice is highly regarded in the energy industry and we are delighted to welcome him on board,” said Mr. Harris. “Navigating the complicated and constantly evolving landscape of energy law is an ongoing challenge for our clients that we seek to address. John’s vast experience in the industry will be a valuable resource to both our firm and our clients.”
Mr. Hodges has placed a strong emphasis on energy law over his 30 years of legal experience. His practice includes representing a broad range of consumer and industrial product manufacturers and service providers in federal and state regulatory, litigation, and legislative proceedings. The combination of Mr. Hodges and Mr. Harris, who recently served as General Counsel of the United States Department of Energy, will deepen the firm’s capabilities as a national leader in energy law.
“Joining Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis presents a tremendous opportunity to build on the practice area I’ve been working on for decades and, along with Scott’s experience, further develop the firm’s energy practice,” said Mr. Hodges. “I was drawn to the firm’s twin pillars of professional excellence and personal collegiality, and I look forward to being a part of this exceptional group of attorneys.”
In addition to energy law, Mr. Hodges has extensive experience counseling clients on product safety, international trade, advertising, and corporate issues. He earned his law degree with honors from Columbia Law School and his Bachelor of Arts degree from Harvard University.
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