R. Budd Haemer
Professorial Lecturer in Law
R. Budd Haemer is currently Senior Nuclear Counsel for American Electric Power at its DC Cook Nuclear Plant in Bridgman, Michigan. Prior to that, Mr. Haemer was a lawyer with the nuclear energy practice of Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLC. His practice covers a wide range of legal topics necessary for successful support of commercial nuclear power operation, including State and NRC regulatory matters, commercial transactions, employee relations, and government affairs. Prior to becoming a lawyer, Mr. Haemer served in the U.S. Navy as an engineering duty officer with the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program. There, his work covered control of nuclear testing, quality assurance, radiological protection, and defueling of submarine reactors. Mr. Haemer is also an adjunct instructor at Lake Michigan College on energy and business law topics.