Mr. Egan, the
President & Chairman of Egan, Fitzpatrick, Malsch & Lawrence, has managed several of the highest-profile
nuclear matters in
the world in recent years on behalf of clients from as many
as eighteen countries, including governments, utilities,
and commercial entities.
He is a former station-certified nuclear
reactor engineer with degrees in Physics, Nuclear Engineering (M.S.),
and Technology & Policy (M.S.) from the Massachusetts Institute
of Technology, and a law degree from Columbia University, where
he was a Stone Scholar and winner of the Wertheimer Prize.
Prior to founding the firm,
Mr. Egan was a partner at Shaw Pittman in Washington, D.C., and
a senior associate at LeBoeuf Lamb Greene & MacRae in New York
City, specializing in nuclear regulatory, environmental, and public
utilities law and litigation.
Mr. Egan has worked on-site as a reactor
engineer for Commonwealth Edison Company, as an Energy Analyst for
Argonne National Laboratory’s International Energy Program,
and was a Nuclear Licensing Engineer for the New York Power Authority.
He has also independently consulted on nuclear matters for such
organizations as the United Nations, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory,
the South Pacific Commission, and the Midwest Research Institute.
Mr. Egan has authored feature articles
and editorials or been featured in The New York Times, The Boston
Globe (front-page series), The Wall Street Journal, The London Times,
CNN Worldwide, National Public Radio, Tech TV, Monitor Radio, The
International Herald Tribune, Technology Review, The Nation, Nuclear
News, Environmental Law Reporter, Hazardous Materials Intelligence
Report, and Nuclear Industry. Mr. Egan is a co-author of the book
Nuclear Energy Law After Chernobyl (Graham & Trotman: London
1988), and authored the Chemistry & Physics and Energy chapters
of Knopf’s Science Almanac 1984/85. He was nominated for the
AAAS Science Writing Award, and has presented numerous papers and
spoken on nuclear, environmental and energy matters worldwide. He
has also appeared on ABC News Good Morning America.
Mr. Egan is a member of the Federal
Energy Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association, and
is the U.S. Director of the International Nuclear Law Association.
He is admitted to practice in New York, Virginia, the District of
Columbia, the D.C. Circuit, the Fourth and Fifth Circuits, and the
U.S. Supreme Court.