Tim Peckinpaugh's practice focuses on energy, environmental and natural resource legislative issues, particularly as they relate to nuclear and waste management issues, the federal appropriations process and the Pacific Northwest. Tim represents several major international corporations, national laboratories, and prominent trade associations on Department of Energy nuclear cleanup and contracting issues. He also represents local economic development organizations and other interests on legislative and appropriations issues concerning environmental remediation, defense production, and science projects at the Hanford (WA) and Oak Ridge (TN) nuclear sites. He also represents major Universities and regional Chambers of Commerce on appropriations and grant funding opportunities. In addition, Tim serves as a Washington, D.C. representative for several Pacific Northwest interests involved in technology development, local economic development, land management, energy, transportation, environmental, natural resource, education, workforce and health care policy issues. Tim provides technical, appropriations, and legislative drafting services to several clients and counsels many of the firm's clients on campaign finance, lobbying, and governmental ethical issues. Finally, he is a previous chair of the firm's public policy group and currently manages the K&L Gates Political Action Committee, one of the largest law firm PAC's in the country.