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Jonathan Michael Weisgall graduated from Columbia College with a Bachelor of Arts (magna cum laude) in 1970.
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Jonathan Michael Weisgall graduated from Stanford Law School with a Juris Doctor degree in 1973.
Jonathan Michael Weisgall graduated from Columbia College with a Bachelor of Arts (magna cum laude) in 1970 and from Stanford Law School with a Juris Doctor degree in 1973.
Jonathan Michael Weisgall was admitted to the Bars of New York State, District of Columbia, U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Claims Court, and Supreme Court of the Republic of the Marshall Islands. He specializes in General Federal Law, Legislative Practice, Administrative Law, Energy Law, Natural Resources Law, Electric Power Law, Energy Power Law, Energy Project Development Law, Energy Regulation Law, Independent Power Law.
Weisgall worked as a law clerk to the Honorary Ben C. Duniway at the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, San Francisco, California from 1973 to 1974.
During 1975-1979 he was an associate at Covington and Burling, Washington, D.C. From 1980 to 1981 Weisgall was an associate at Ginsburg, Feldman, Weil and Bress, and in 1982-1983 he became a partner.
Jonathan Weisgall joined CalEnergy (Berkshire Hathaway Energy’s predecessor company) in 1993 as Vice President for Legislative and Regulatory Affairs.
Weisgall also serves as Chairman Emeritus of the Board of Directors of the Center for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Technologies and vice president of the Geothermal Energy Association. He is an Adjunct Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center, where he has taught a seminar on energy issues since 1990. He has also guest lectured on energy issues at Stanford Law School, Haverford, and the Johns Hopkins Environmental Science and Policy Program.
In addition, he has written several law review articles and has published articles in Legal Times, The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Foreign Policy, SAIS Review, and The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists.
Besides, Weisgall wrote "Operation Crossroads: The Atomic Tests at Bikini Atoll" (1994) and was an executive producer of documentary film "Radio Bikini" in 1988.
Jonathan Weisgall is currently vice president for government relations for Berkshire Hathaway Energy Company, a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway.
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His political views are described as "Independent".
Jonathan M. Weisgall has been a member of the editorial board of Stanford Law Review in 1972-1973, Phi Beta Kappa, Geothermal Energy Association (he was its president since 1986). He has also been the chairman of the board of directors of the Center for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Technologies since 1986.
Jonathan Michael Weisgall married Ruth Elizabeth Macdonald, an attorney, on June 3, 1979. The couple has three children: Alison, Andrew, and Benjamin.