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Jennings, Strouss & Salmon Expands D.C. Office with the Addition of Richard S. Harper

Harper_Richard_99x135px_WebWASHINGTON, DC. (November 25, 2014) – Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, a leading Phoenix-based law firm, is pleased to announce that Richard S. Harper has joined the firm’s D.C. office as an associate in the energy department.

“Rich has a proven track record for excellence in advocacy,” stated Deb Roby, Chair of Jennings, Strouss & Salmon’s Energy Practice Group. “I am proud of the talent and leadership that he brings to Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, and I am confident that he will serve our clients with excellence and distinction.”

Harper focuses his practice in the area of Energy law. He earned a J.D. from George Washington University Law School in 2010 and a B.A. in English from Brigham Young University.  Harper is a former Chief Speech Writer for the Assistant Secretary for Nuclear Energy while serving as Public Affairs Specialist for the U.S. Department of Energy. Prior to joining Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, he was an attorney in the General Counsel’s Office, New Reactor Division of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, representing the NRC staff in the licensing of new nuclear power plants in the United States.

“I was immediately drawn to the culture of Jennings, Strouss & Salmon,” stated Harper. “The attorneys I have the pleasure of working with are not only top notch legal practitioners, but genuinely good people as well. I look forward to utilizing my experience in nuclear energy regulation, and assisting the firm and clients in other energy regulatory areas.”

About Jennings, Strouss & Salmon

Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, PLC, has been providing legal counsel for over 70 years through its offices in Phoenix, Peoria, and Yuma, Arizona; and Washington, D.C. The firm’s primary areas of practice include agribusiness; bankruptcy, reorganization and creditors’ rights; construction; corporate and securities; employee benefits and pensions; energy; family law and domestic relations; health care; intellectual property; labor and employment; legal ethics; litigation; professional liability defense; real estate; surety and fidelity; tax; and trust and estates. For additional information please visit and follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.

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