Joel Beauvais

Joel Beauvais is a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the Environment, Land & Resources Department. Previously, he served for six years at the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Most recently, he served as Deputy Assistant Administrator for Water where he led the agency’s National Water Program, which administers the Clean Water Act and Safe Drinking Water Act. Before joining the EPA, he worked in the US House of Representatives as counsel for the Committee on Energy and Commerce and majority counsel for the Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming where he helped develop legislation and advised on energy, climate, and air quality issues.