June Langston DeHart

Since joining Manatt in 1987, June Langston DeHart has served clients as a Washington problem solver, seeking creative solutions in the federal arena. She advises clients on a broad range of legislative and regulatory matters, including transportation, water and other public infrastructure policy and funding; energy; tax; appropriations; international trade; gaming and other issues. She assists clients at the intersection of law, business and government, focusing her practice on the development and implementation of legislative strategies, analyzing and monitoring legislative and agency activity, developing strategy options, and organizing lobbying campaigns and coalitions.

Ms. DeHart represents her clients’ positions in policymaking proceedings before the United States Congress, the White House, federal agencies, and international organizations. Ms. DeHart often advises CEOs and Boards of Directors on federal policy issues. Ms. DeHart’s clients include U.S. and international businesses, state and local governments, other public entities, foreign governments, trade associations and nonprofits.

Representative clients/projects:

The Alameda Corridor Transportation Authority on transportation, environmental, and other policy and financing issues.
Western Independent Refiners and small refiners on business, tax, energy and climate issues.
The Embassy of the Dominican Republic on foreign policy and international trade issues.
A consortium of academic medical institutions in project development and funding.
Various municipalities and public entities on transportation and water infrastructure and funding, as well as other urban issues.
The City of Reno’s ReTRAC project on transportation, funding, reversionary interest and other policy issues.
Top-tier gaming companies on tribal gaming and business issues.

In her tenure at Manatt, Ms. DeHart has served as Managing Partner of the Washington, D.C., office and Co-chair of the Federal Government Practice Group. She has also served on the firm’s Management Committee, Intake Committee, Women’s Initiative Committee, and Associate Review Committee.

Prior to joining Manatt, Ms. DeHart served as Chief Counsel for the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Energy, Nuclear Proliferation and Government Processes. She also served as legislative assistant and legal counsel to Senator Thad Cochran (R-MS). Ms. DeHart has extensive prior experience in state government.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Administrative Law, 2) Federal Government Affairs and Public Policy, 3) Government & Regulatory, 4) Government Contracts, 5) Government Relations, 6) Healthcare, 7) Infrastructure and 8) International Trade & Policy
Law School University Of Mississippi School of Law (J.D.,1981)
Admitted Year 1981
Education Millsaps College (B.A.,1974)
Bar Member / Association District of Columbia Bar Association, Missouri State Bar Association
Most recent firm Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP
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