Steptoe Welcomes Back Firm's Former Chairman

Law360, New York (October 2, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- J.A. “Lon” Bouknight Jr., the former chairman of international law firm Steptoe & Johnson LLP, is rejoining the firm in its Washington, D.C., office.

Bouknight, a Steptoe partner from 1994 to mid-2005 and the firm's chair from 1998 to 2004, will resume his role as head of the firm’s electric power group.

"There is a great deal of momentum in the direction of using renewable energy. That requires a great deal of transmission to be built," Bouknight said, adding that power lines and transmission infrastructure can...
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