Mr. Dumont is one of the leading experts in California on the integration of advanced technologies into California’s multimodal transportation system. He has particular expertise in regulatory and legal research, sustainable transportation, admiralty and maritime law, environmental law, oral advocacy, and grant writing. At Momentum, he manages the company’s ports and fleets programs, performs business development, and writes thoughtful, content-rich grant proposals and strategy documents.

Mr. Dumont has worked on behalf of both regulatory agencies and regulated stakeholders on numerous projects promoting the adoption of advanced energy, renewable fuels, and sustainable transportation. He has successfully developed broad coalitions developing innovative projects that include transportation electrification, energy storage and electrical infrastructure for private companies, municipalities, air districts, and state agencies. His notable skills include persuasive writing, strategic planning, attention to detail, analytical reasoning, business development, and public speaking.

BACKGROUND

Prior to Momentum, Mr. Dumont served as an Intern at NRG EVgo, where he drafted persuasive memoranda and comments on California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard during its re-adoption. He also contributed to numerous grant applications, performed business development for siting electric vehicle charging stations, and conducted extensive outreach to local governments, Air Quality Management Districts, and planning agencies. In his spare time, he enjoys experiencing the world of craft beers, being the world’s “okayest” 10k runner, and exploring the great outdoors with his fiancée and their Shiba inu dog.

EDUCATION

Tulane University Law School, Juris Doctor, Certificate in Admiralty and Maritime Law, 2014
California State University, California Maritime Academy, BA in Global Studies & Maritime Affairs, 2010

PUBLICATIONS

James K. Dumont, Note, “Pleading Insanity in Piercing the Corporate Veil: Supplemental Rule E’s Heightened Pleading Standard Protects Polluting Shipowners in the Fourth Circuit”, 38 TUL. MAR. L.J.665 (2014).
ABA Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section, Presentation, “Maritime Law–Recent Developments from the Tulane Maritime Law Journal”, April 4,2014, available at (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fnDbrOZtT0c&feature=youtu.be&t=774).