Former Pa. DEP Chief Joins Eckert Seamans

Law360, New York (February 7, 2011, 4:09 PM EST) -- Former Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection Secretary John R. Hanger has joined the Harrisburg, Pa., office of Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott LLC, the firm announced Monday.

Hanger, who recently left the top post at the Pennsylvania DEP after two years serving under former Gov. Edward G. Rendell, will work as special counsel focusing on energy, utility and environmental issues, the firm said.

Before taking the reins at the Pennsylvania DEP, Hanger worked as a commissioner of the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission, giving him valuable experience...
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