Ariel Braunstein

U.S. Department of Energy (Washington)
General Attorney

Ariel Braunstein joined the US Department of Energy in January 2022. She previousely worked at Morgan, Lewis, representing clients in regulatory and adjudicatory matters before the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), the US Department of Energy (DOE), and the US Department of Labor (DOL). She assisted companies in the commercial nuclear power industry and in the US Department of Energy nuclear energy complex in a variety of matters, including conducting confidential internal investigations involving employment matters, potential wrongdoing, allegations of retaliation, nuclear and industrial safety concerns, safety-conscious work environment issues, and compliance with governing standards.


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Ariel Braunstein, Lewis M. Csedrik, J. Clayton Everett, Jr., Tracey F. Milich The US Congress passes the Criminal Antitrust Anti-Retaliation Act aimed at protecting whistleblowers


The US Congress passed S.2258, the Criminal Antitrust Anti-Retaliation Act of 2019, on December 8 and presented the bill to the president on December 11 – almost a year-and-a-half after Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) introduced the bill in the Senate. The bill follows recommendations from a 2011 (...)

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