Joe serves as head of the federal government relations team. His practice focuses on the policy issues related to global climate change, renewables and bio-fuels, energy, Homeland Security, the Clean Air Act and other environmental laws. Joe also provides strategic planning for corporations developing environmental mission statements or undertaking long-term business planning.
Prior to joining Hunton & Williams, Joe was an analyst for the Massachusetts House Rules and Natural Resources Committees and an associate at two distinguished law firms, where he focused on environmental compliance work for corporate clients. From 1997 to 2003, he served as counsel to the Committee on Energy and Commerce of the U.S. House of Representatives. As counsel, Joe advised the chairman on environmental and energy legislation, climate change and homeland security issues and conducted numerous oversight and legislative hearings. He also served as a member of U.S. delegations to various international environmental treaty negotiations.