Sam Walsh

Sam
Walsh
Fellow, Center on Global Energy Policy

Biography

Sam Walsh is a non-resident fellow at the Center on Global Energy Policy where he focuses on the law surrounding climate change, energy infrastructure, and international trade in natural gas. In his full-time capacity, Mr. Walsh is a partner at Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis LLP in Washington, D.C., where he represents energy companies before federal and state agencies.  Previously, Mr. Walsh served as Deputy General Counsel for Energy Policy at the Department of Energy (DOE). At DOE, he was responsible for legal matters relating to DOE’s electric, fossil energy, and civilian nuclear programs. In that role, Mr. Walsh oversaw the legal aspects of the Department’s authority over exports of liquefied natural gas (LNG), electric transmission development, carbon capture and sequestration, spent nuclear fuel, and climate programs.