Peter Viola is an associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Latham & Watkins and is a member of the firm’s Environment, Land & Resources Practice. Mr. Viola’s practice focuses on complex environmental litigation, as well as regulatory and transactional support.
Prior to joining Latham, Mr. Viola earned his JD from Georgetown University Law Center. While in law school, he served as a law clerk at the US Department of Justice Environment and Natural Resources Division and as a law clerk at Environmental Law Institute. He worked on matters through Georgetown’s environmental law clinic, the Institute for Public Representation, served as a board member of the student Environmental Law Society, and was an editor of the Georgetown Environmental Law Journal.
- "What’s Next Following the Supreme Court’s Decision in Sackett v. EPA?," Latham Environment, Land, & Resources Blog (June 2023)
- "DOE Releases Draft Clean Hydrogen Production Standard, Draft Roadmap, and Hydrogen Hub Funding Opportunity," Latham Client Alert (October 2022)
- "Federal Court Denies Nationwide Stay of Navigable Waters Protection Rule," Latham Environmental Litigation Blog (June 2020)
- “A 2-Step Plan to Roll Back the Clean Water Rule,” Law360 (July 2017)
- “Re-Evaluating the Clean Water Rule: A Long Road Ahead,” Law360 (March 2017)
- “New Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Policy Statement Potentially Expands Revenue Opportunities for Electric Storage Resources,” Latham Clean Energy Law Report (February 2017)
- “National Academy of Sciences Recommends Updated Framework for Social Cost of Carbon Calculations,” Latham Clean Energy Law Report (January 2017)