Partner at Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis LLP
Sam Walsh is a partner at Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis LLP in Washington, D.C., where he represents energy companies before federal and state agencies. Previously, Mr. Walsh served as Deputy General Counsel for Energy Policy at the Department of Energy (DOE). At DOE, he was responsible for legal matters relating to DOE’s electric, fossil energy, and civilian nuclear programs. In that role, Mr. Walsh oversaw the legal aspects of the Department’s authority over exports of liquefied natural gas (LNG), electric transmission development, carbon capture and sequestration, spent nuclear fuel, and climate programs.
No U.S. president wants to see gasoline prices rise as they head into an election. Rolling up to the 2018 midterms in November, which already pose a threat to Republican control of Congress, that is precisely what President Donald Trump is facing.