Administrative Judge (Legal)
Atomic Safety and Licensing Board Panel (ASLBP)
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Judge Karlin was appointed to serve as a full-time Judge on the Atomic Safety and Licensing Board Panel in June 2004.
Prior to his appointment to the ASLBP, Judge Karlin served as the Associate General Counsel of British Nuclear Fuels Limited Inc., handling regulatory, litigation and contractual matters. Between 1988 and 1997, he was Of Counsel in the Environmental Section of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius in Washington, DC, handling RCRA, CERCLA, NPDES, PCB, and NEPA matters. Earlier, Judge Karlin served as an attorney/advisor in the Enforcement Division of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; as the senior environmental attorney for Shell Oil Company; and as a hazardous waste site mediator with Clean Sites, Inc., a non-profit entity. Over the years, Judge Karlin has published numerous articles and taught professional workshops and classes in environmental law.
B.A., Grinnell College (1971)
J.D., Washington University School of Law (1974)