Scott Blake Harris Returns to Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis
WASHINGTON, May 12, 2014
WASHINGTON, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wiltshire & Grannis announced today
that Scott Blake Harris has returned to the firm he helped found in 1998, and
that the firm has assumed its original name, Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis LLP.
Mr. Harris will become Chairman of the firm.
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Mr. Harris returns to Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis after five years away,
during which time he served as General Counsel of the U.S. Department of
Energy, General Counsel of Neustar, Inc., and most recently as a Managing
Partner of Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP.
"I am thrilled to return to HWG," Harris said. "It has only improved in my
absence and I look forward to working with the extraordinary team here on
behalf of the firm's clients. I am also very grateful for having had the
opportunity to work with wonderful colleagues over the last five years at the
Department of Energy, Neustar, and Wilkinson Barker."
Mark Grannis, Managing Partner of HWG, said "Scott Harris has truly earned his
reputation as one of the keener legal minds in Washington and one of the most
influential lawyers in the telecom and energy bars. We also know him as the
guy who did more than anyone else to build our firm into what it is today.
Having him back is as satisfying personally as it is professionally."
Mr. Harris was the first Chief of the International Bureau at the Federal
Communications Commission, and he continues to be a leader in the
communications bar. He is currently serving as the Co-Chair of the Federal
Communication Commission's Advisory Committee on the 2015 World Radio
Conference, and as a member of the Department of State's Advisory Committee on
Communications and International Policy. In addition, while at the Department
of Energy, he served as Co-Chair of the Broadband Subcommittee of the White
House's National Science and Technology Council. Mr. Harris is also serving
as a member of the Department of Energy's Appliance Standards and Rulemaking
Advisory Committee. In addition to his service at the FCC and the Energy
Department, Mr. Harris has served as Chief Counsel for Export Administration
in the U.S. Department of Commerce. Early in his career, he was a law clerk
to the Honorable Gerhard A. Gesell on the U.S. District Court for the District
Harris, Wiltshire and Grannis, LLP is one of the premier communications,
information technology, international investment/national security, and
litigation law firms in North America. The firm's clients include Fortune 500
companies, entrepreneurs, investors, trade associations, and non-profit
organizations. As former senior government officials, federal prosecutors,
Congressional staff, and experienced litigators, HWG lawyers advise their
clients on how decision makers think, how legal and political institutions
work in the real world, and how those institutions can affect a transaction or
Mr. Harris can be reached at (202) 730-1330 and at
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Contact: Lara Knowles, (202) 379-4533
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