Areas of Practice
  • Duke University, J.D., 1968
  • Wofford College, B.A., History, 1965
Bar & Court Admissions
  • District of Columbia
  • North Carolina

J. A. Bouknight, Jr.

1330 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington DC 20036
TEL: +1 202 429 6221
FAX: +1 202 429 3902

Lon Bouknight advises energy industry clients on a broad range of regulatory and antitrust matters, including obtaining regulatory approvals and antitrust clearance for major mergers and acquisitions.  He also represents clients in commercial disputes involving energy supply and transmission matters, and advises senior management and corporate board members on highly sensitive matters, such as governance questions and allegations of wrongdoing.  He has acted as lead counsel in proceedings before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), and in federal and state actions.  Clients benefit from Lon’s sound judgment and deep industry roots, including eight years of experience in senior positions at Edison International and Public Service Enterprise Group, two of the most respected energy companies in the United States.

Mr. Bouknight, who served as chairman of Steptoe from 1998 to 2004, is consecutively ranked as a Chambers USA Band 1 energy practitioner and “Senior Statesman.”