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King & Spalding LLP
1700 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE, NW
WASHINGTON, DC 20006
United States
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Position

A partner in the Environmental practice with a focus on energy, Granta represents companies in a range of regulatory and enforcement matters.

With training as a nuclear engineer and more than a decade of experience as a practicing engineer and technical manager, Granta represents clients with products or services regulated by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), along with state government agencies such as the California Air Resources Board. He defends companies in enforcement actions and litigation involving regulations and rate proceedings, and represents their interests in agency rulemakings and Congressional matters.

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Industry focus > Transport: rail and road - litigation and regulation

(Hall of Fame)

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In addition to King & Spalding LLP‘s regulatory, enforcement and policy expertise, its automotive and transportation practice houses specialists in complex litigation and government investigations. In recent years, the group has been highly involved in the headline diesel-related issues surrounding the automotive industry. In Washington DC environmental law expert Granta Nakayama co-leads the team and is regularly sought out by automakers facing high-profile diesel-related issues and litigation. Co-head John Hooper in New York is a complex litigation specialist; Chicago-based Livia Kiser is a vehicle component expert; and Susan Vargas in Los Angeles litigates high-exposure cases. Atlanta’s Susan Clare predominantly represents automotive manufacturers and transportation companies. In 2021, Jackie Glassman left the firm, while former counsel Christie Iannetta also departed.

United States > Industry focus > Environment: litigation

(Hall of Fame)

Granta NakayamaKing & Spalding LLP

United States > Industry focus > Environment: regulatory

(Hall of Fame)

Granta NakayamaKing & Spalding LLP