N. Hunter Johnston having worked closely with Congress and executive branch agencies of the US government for more than 30 years, as well as having a specific background and familiarity working with many of the agencies, including the Department of Energy and the Department of Treasury, Hunter Johnston is able to guide his clients through a wide range of government affairs issues, regulatory and legislative matters.
He has extensive experience working with the US House of Representatives and the US Senate and has represented clients before Congress and the Executive Branch on matters in various industries, including energy, tax, telecommunications, appropriations, defense, transportation, and infrastructure. Hunter also retains substantive experience working in his native state of Louisiana, and he has a broad knowledge of Louisiana business and politics.
Hunter has extensive experience developing and financing greenfield energy projects, both domestically and internationally. Recently, he was a leader in the carbon capture coalition that was responsible for passage of the rewrite of the 45Q tax credit. He has also counseled clients regarding the wind production tax credit and other matters in the wind industry.
He counsels clients in connection with the Department of Energy Loan Guarantee Program authorized in the Energy Policy Act of 2005 and with the energy provisions of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, as well as other energy tax credits and programs.
- J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 1985
- B.A., Tulane University, 1982, Political Science
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