Mr. John Macdougall Brittingham, Jr.

Mr. John Macdougall Brittingham, Jr.: Attorney with Troutman Sanders LLP


John's practice concentrates on the regulation of nuclear energy, including issues arising before the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), United States Department of Labor, and Georgia Public Service Commission.

Prior to attending law school, John served as a Submarine Officer in the United States Navy, where his work involved nuclear propulsion plant operations and maintenance. John's operational experience with nuclear power combined with his study of physics and nuclear engineering allow John to quickly and efficiently provide legal advice and counsel to clients in the nuclear industry.

Representative Experience

John represents clients, including utilities and nuclear fuel cycle facilities, in a wide variety of energy matters:

Assists utility clients with prudency determinations by state utility regulators, including utility operations, maintenance, and power plant construction;

Advises clients on a wide range of compliance matters involving federal law, state law, and industry standards, including research and advice on specific NRC requirements;

Represents clients in whistleblower litigation against nuclear facilities licensed by the NRC before the United States Department of Labor;

Conducts privileged and non-privileged investigations for clients in response to allegations submitted to the NRC and to internally-raised concerns;

Assists clients with regulatory matters before the NRC Office of Investigations and the NRC Office of Enforcement.

Work Experience

Associate, Troutman Sanders LLP, 2011-present

Areas of Practice (2)

  • Energy & Energy-Related Practices
  • Nuclear Regulation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
804-396-2295  Phone
404.885.3340  Phone
404.962.6797  Fax
University Attended:
Yale University, B.S., 2001; Webster University, M.B.A., 2007; University of Tennessee, M.S., 2010
Law School Attended:
University of Memphis, J.D., summa cum laude, 2010
Year of First Admission:
registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office; 2012, Georgia; Tennessee

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Atlanta, Georgia

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    Atlanta, GA
    Bank of America Plaza , 600 Peachtree Street, N.E., Suite 3000
    Atlanta, GA 30308

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