Tim Peckinpaugh is a partner at the law firm K&L Gates. His practice focuses on energy, environmental and natural resource legislative and funding issues.
Tim moved to K&L Gates in 1985 from Capitol Hill, where he had five year’s experience as a professional staff aide to the House Science Committee, former U.S. Congressman Sid Morrison (R-WA), and the Republican Study Committee. While on the Hill, he focused on energy, natural resource, science, technology, and defense issues.
Tim has represented clients for over twenty-five years in all aspects of energy policy, including nuclear, hydroelectric, coal, and a variety of clean technology and energy efficiency issues. He currently represents a leading association, major corporations, and start-up companies on clean technology policy issues, such as advanced biofuels, solar energy, fuel cells, and clean coal technology. He also represents several major international corporations, national laboratories, prominent trade associations, and local communities on Department of Energy nuclear cleanup and contracting issues. In addition, Tim represents universities, regional chambers of commerce, and companies from the Pacific Northwest on appropriations, healthcare, grant funding, and economic development opportunities.
Tim provides technical, appropriations, and legislative drafting services to several clients and counsels many of the firm’s clients on campaign finance, lobbying, and governmental ethical issues. Finally, he is a previous chair of the firm’s public policy group and currently manages the K&L Gates Political Action Committee, one of the largest law firm PACs in the country.
Tim is a regular contributor to the National Journal Energy & Environment Expert Blog. To read his postings, please visit the blog here.