Trump Taps Fluet Huber Partner For DOE GC Post

By Keith Goldberg (May 24, 2017, 3:07 PM EDT) -- President Donald Trump on Tuesday picked a nuclear nonproliferation expert and current partner at Fluet Huber & Hoang PLLC to serve as the U.S. Department of Energy's top lawyer, signifying the administration's continued emphasis on the DOE's nuclear weapons responsibilities as opposed to energy research and development.

Trump said he intends to nominate David S. Jonas, who's been at Fluet Huber since 2016, as DOE general counsel. Jonas previously served as general counsel of the National Nuclear Security Administration, which oversees nuclear weapons, from 2001 to 2010, as well as general counsel of the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board, which oversees...

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