Amy Roma is a nonresident senior fellow at the Atlantic Council’s Global Energy Center and the global energy practice leader at Hogan Lovells. In her practice, Roma advises clients on a wide range of legal, business, and policy matters involving the commercial nuclear-energy industry, including issues related to the existing nuclear fleet, advanced reactors, fusion facilities, and supporting nuclear infrastructure. Her clients include nuclear-industry participants, radioactive-materials users, startups, investors, nongovernmental organizations, and various other stakeholders.
Roma has spearheaded many first-of-their-kind, cutting-edge energy projects in the United States and has been recognized as one of the top 10 most innovative lawyers in North America by the Financial Times and as one of the top 50 “great minds impacting the crucial intersection of energy production and the environment” by the National Law Journal Roma is a prolific writer and public speaker on energy matters. She recently testified before the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology; House Subcommittees on Investigations & Oversight and Energy; the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee; and the Senate Energy and Public Works Committee on the economic, climate, and national-security benefits of nuclear energy for the United States.
A strong believer in community involvement, Roma also engages in extensive pro bono work. Among her pro bono work, Roma lead the legal team for the New England Patriots to send the team plane to China and import and donate two million N95 masks to help Massachusetts and New York combat the COVID-19 pandemic. She has also done significant work on immigration matters, including matters at the US-Mexico border and in Afghanistan, revolving around evacuation and resettlement. Roma is a member of the Hogan Lovells’ Environmental, Social, and Governance Board and Humanitarian Crises Response Committee.