Ex-House Energy And Commerce Counsel Back At Steptoe

Law360, New York (February 24, 2012, 5:57 PM EST) -- Capitol Hill veteran Jim Barnette has returned to the Washington office of Steptoe & Johnson LLP following his second tenure as general counsel for the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce, the firm announced Thursday.

Barnette, who joins the firm as a partner, will focus his practice on energy, telecommunications, health care and environmental law. During his tenure on Capitol Hill, he served under four separate chairmen and helped enact more than 100 public laws, including Clean Air Act legislation, telecommunications reform and...
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