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Sheila Hollis

Sheila Hollis

Sheila Slocum Hollis is chair of the Washington, D.C. office of Duane Morris LLP. She just completed 12 years of service on the firm’s Executive Committee and Partners’ Board. She was the founding managing partner of the firm’s Washington office and its Energy, Environment, and Resources Practice. Hollis specializes in domestic and international energy and environmental matters, representing governmental bodies and the energy industry. She represents corporations, governmental entities, and a variety of other clients in many of the major issues and challenges in energy law and policy. She is recognized by Chambers Guide (2008-present) and is AV® Preeminent™ 5.0 out of 5 rated by Martindale-Hubbell.

Hollis was the first Director of the Office of Enforcement of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, establishing the office and its policies and procedures, serving from 1977 to 1980 and was a trial lawyer at the Federal Power Commission from 1974 to 1975. Recognized by the National Law Journal as one of the nation’s top energy lawyers, and by various organizations for her expertise in oil, gas, and electric law issues, Hollis was the first woman to serve as President of the Energy Bar, and was Chair of the American Bar Association’s Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources. She now serves as the Section’s representative in the ABA House of Delegates and is a member of the Council of the ABA’s Section of Public Utilities, Communication, and Transportation. She served as a Professorial Lecturer in Law at the George Washington University Law School for 20 years, teaching over 600 law students Energy Law.

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Guest Appearances
February 27, 2017

The Library of Congress: A Free Legal Research Resource

Sheila Hollis and Barbara Bavis discuss the Law Library of Congress and the many resources it offers.