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Orano USA appoints Michael Woods as General Counsel

By on May 10, 2019 in Announcements, General Counsel

Orano USA announced the appointment of Michael Woods as its new general counsel, effective April 15, 2019.

Prior to joining Orano, Woods served as general counsel for Sol Systems, a solar energy finance and development firm based in Washington, DC; was a partner in the Energy and Corporate practice groups in the Washington, DC office of Kirkland & Ellis; and worked as an attorney in the Office of the General Counsel at the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

Woods is admitted to the Bars of the District of Columbia and the State of Georgia. He earned his J.D. with honors (Order of the Coif) from Emory University School of Law in Atlanta, Georgia. At the University of Florida, Woods graduated with a B.S. in Business Administration, Finance, and with a B.A. in Spanish.

Woods is based at the Orano USA corporate office in Washington, DC.

Orano USA is a technology and services provider for used nuclear fuel management, decommissioning shutdown nuclear energy facilities, federal site cleanup and closure, and the sale of uranium, conversion, and enrichment services to the U.S. commercial and federal markets. Orano Med is developing targeted alpha therapy to fight cancer.