Former National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration General Counsel Jane C. Luxton Joins Clark Hill PLC’s Washington D.C. Office

Dec 18, 2013
Washington, D.C. – Jane C. Luxton is a member of Clark Hill’s Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources Practice Group based in the Washington, DC office. Jane has extensive experience in environmental regulatory, policy, and litigation matters, including federal and state environmental laws, as well as international environmental regimes.

Prior to joining Clark Hill, Jane advised national and international clients on environmental, energy, natural resources, sustainability, and climate change issues at a prominent national law firm. From 2007-2009, she served as general counsel of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. As such, she was the chief legal officer for all NOAA activities as well as policy advisor to the Undersecretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere. Responsibilities within her portfolio covered a broad range of issues, including natural resource damages, coastal zone management, fisheries management, endangered species and marine mammal protection, weather and climate change science, and marine sanctuaries and monuments.

“We are pleased to announce that Jane Luxton has joined our growing team of former high level government attorneys,” said Ken von Schaumburg, co-Chair of Clark Hill’s Environment, Energy and Natural Resources practice. “Jane is a prominent nationally recognized environmental law and policy expert and represents a significant addition to the firm’s Washington, DC presence.”

Jane also served as a senior trial attorney at the U.S. Department of Justice, where she received the Attorney General’s Award for the prosecution of complex litigation, and as a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia.