Firestonehttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/People/DispForm.aspx?ID=17FirestoneDavid B. FirestoneProfessor of Law<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/firestone_david.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />JD, Harvard University, 1969BS, Wayne State University, 1965802-831-1298<div>Professor David Firestone is an expert in environmental law, contracts, and international and comparative environmental law. The courses he has taught at Vermont Law School include Contracts, Commercial Law, Environmental Law, and Income Taxation.<br></div><div>Professor Firestone earned his BS degree in mechanical engineering, cum laude, from Wayne State University in 1965 and his JD degree, cum laude, from Harvard Law School in 1969. Prior to law school, he worked as an associate engineer-scientist with Douglas Aircraft Co., in Santa Monica, California. After receiving his law degree, he served as an attorney with the Boston Regional Counsel's Office of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. He joined the faculty of Vermont Law School in 1973. He has served as a lecturer in Madagascar on environmental law in developing nations; as a visiting law fellow at King's College in London, where he researched international and comparative environmental law; and as a consultant for the World Bank on using environmental issues as a vehicle for judicial reform in developing countries.</div><div><br>Professor Firestone has lectured and served as seminar leader for the Federal Judicial Center and the American Bar Association; for USAID and USIA/State Department programs in Madagascar, Micronesia, Austria, and Eastern Europe; and at New York University, McGill Law School, Hawaii Law School and Hawaii Pacific University, University of Vermont School of Business Administration, King's College in London, University of Mysore and Cochin University of Science and Technology in India, and Petrozavodsk State University Law School in Russia. He gave the keynote address at the inaugural seminar of the Center of Environmental Law Studies at the University of the Andes in Chile and presented a wosrkshop on United States envrionmental law to the Japan Federation of Bar Associations. He has also been of counsel to private law firms and govenmental entities on a variety of legal issues.</div>GP0|#f647c731-294c-4221-8910-a7958f383bfe;L0|#0f647c731-294c-4221-8910-a7958f383bfe|Business Law;GTSet|#d472df4a-bfc1-44e1-aba0-d9d3ce47ddf9;GP0|#9a036164-9fa3-47f6-91c2-af2763719e55;L0|#09a036164-9fa3-47f6-91c2-af2763719e55|Contracts;GP0|#24698cac-4c16-4e5c-824e-8c82e9c47415;L0|#024698cac-4c16-4e5c-824e-8c82e9c47415|International Environmental Law;GP0|#734408e9-816d-46d8-9fd5-749a0d6a6533;L0|#0734408e9-816d-46d8-9fd5-749a0d6a6533|Land Use Planning and Regulation;GP0|#de2c6aa0-bc9b-4777-8a2f-668819fcee6d;L0|#0de2c6aa0-bc9b-4777-8a2f-668819fcee6d|State and Government Law;GP0|#194e2e8f-62e9-4621-b333-9776eaa5c0e8;L0|#0194e2e8f-62e9-4621-b333-9776eaa5c0e8|Taxation and Tax PolicyGP0|#84094f35-8eaa-4481-b414-8bc4beec3f97;L0|#084094f35-8eaa-4481-b414-8bc4beec3f97|Faculty;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1

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Environmental Law for Non-Lawyershttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=897Environmental Law for Non-Lawyers<div class="ExternalClass27BAE5D8294A4ED19C3483655AD8A6C3"><p>​With Dr. Frank Reed and Caitlin Stanton, <em>Environmental Law for Non-Lawyers</em> (5th ed. SoRo Press 2014).</p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/David_B_Firestone.htm?child=x6604897Publication

 

 

Environmental Law and Sustainable Enterpriseshttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=881Environmental Law and Sustainable Enterprises<div class="ExternalClass6B50024D40A34E649032488E9211705B"><p>​"Environmental Law and Sustainable Enterprises," University of Vermont School of Business Administration, 2013.</p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/David_B_Firestone.htm?child=x7416881Presentation
An Overview of United States Environmental Lawhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=882An Overview of United States Environmental Law<div class="ExternalClassC957D86A28224FFF9B0D319929A89505"><p>​"An Overview of United States Environmental Law," Japan Federation of Bar Associations, 2013.</p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/David_B_Firestone.htm?child=x7416882Presentation
Global Environmental Law and the Militaryhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=883Global Environmental Law and the Military<div class="ExternalClassC3A9EEDFFE724301BB2BB6B0B8E2D332"><p>​"Global Environmental Law and the Military," Norwich University, 2011.</p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/David_B_Firestone.htm?child=x7416883Presentation
Environmental Issues Involving the U.S. Military on Okinawahttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=884Environmental Issues Involving the U.S. Military on Okinawa<div class="ExternalClassD0D88CCA65004D0882914486F4A41A0A"><p>​"Environmental Issues Involving the U.S. Military on Okinawa," Japan, 2009.</p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/David_B_Firestone.htm?child=x7416884Presentation
The Need for and Possible Founding of a New Law School at Ashesi Universityhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=885The Need for and Possible Founding of a New Law School at Ashesi University<div class="ExternalClassD252A1B97E284E839A8E76D3AC253053"><p>​"The Need for and Possible Founding of a New Law School at Ashesi University," Accra, Ghana 2008.</p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/David_B_Firestone.htm?child=x7416885Presentation
International Trade in Hazardous Materialshttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=886International Trade in Hazardous Materials<div class="ExternalClass4C964D7BE9C64E0D92B2C232E800553A"><p>​"International Trade in Hazardous Materials," University of Mysore and Cochin University of Science and Technology, India 2007.</p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/David_B_Firestone.htm?child=x7416886Presentation
Using Market Mechanisms to Control Emissions-Law, Transferable Credits, and International Transactionshttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=887Using Market Mechanisms to Control Emissions-Law, Transferable Credits, and International Transactions<div class="ExternalClassF8F5B255C7F4497FB5768862B859BB7A"><p>​"Using Market Mechanisms to Control Emissions-Law, Transferable Credits, and International Transactions," Universidad de Los Andes, Santiago, Chile 2005.</p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/David_B_Firestone.htm?child=x7416887Presentation
Sustainable Development in Developing Countrieshttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=888Sustainable Development in Developing Countries<div class="ExternalClassA7F9D5452E0943B1AA37B715F1008D2D"><p>​"Sustainable Development in Developing Countries,” University of Hawaii Law School, 2003.</p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/David_B_Firestone.htm?child=x7416888Presentation
Beginning, Evolution, and Future of Environmental Lawhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=889Beginning, Evolution, and Future of Environmental Law<div class="ExternalClass8DC4FB45298541ACB19C6E77566813D9"><p>​"Beginning, Evolution, and Future of Environmental Law," University of Hawaii Law School, 2003.</p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/David_B_Firestone.htm?child=x7416889Presentation
The Law-Science Interfacehttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=890The Law-Science Interface<div class="ExternalClass1218FE148BD1401DB3097E9632A4B46A"><p>​"The Law-Science Interface," Hawaii Pacific University, 2003.</p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/David_B_Firestone.htm?child=x7416890Presentation
Water Pollution Control Law in the UShttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=891Water Pollution Control Law in the US<div class="ExternalClass78A6A6F951624A1DA85E51E1F721BC3C"><p>​"Water Pollution Control Law in the US," Petrozavodsk State University, Russia, 2001.</p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/David_B_Firestone.htm?child=x7416891Presentation
Law Trends in the '90s in the United States—Away from Command and Control and Toward Market-based Economic Incentiveshttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=892Law Trends in the '90s in the United States—Away from Command and Control and Toward Market-based Economic Incentives<div class="ExternalClass5DA2134C493B4FCDA717EC2349E36D1C"><p>​"Law Trends in the '90s in the United States—Away from Command and Control and Toward Market-based Economic Incentives," speaker at environmental law conference in Madagascar, 1999.</p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/David_B_Firestone.htm?child=x7416892Presentation
Law and the Global Environmenthttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=893Law and the Global Environment<div class="ExternalClass82DDC613D21E41A7B07E2C5C2971B363"><p>​"Law and the Global Environment," McGill University Law School, 1996.</p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/David_B_Firestone.htm?child=x7416893Presentation
Beyond Our Borders: Global Themes and Legal Studies; Regulation and Protection of the Environmenthttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=895Beyond Our Borders: Global Themes and Legal Studies; Regulation and Protection of the Environment<div class="ExternalClass1D92E940A28D49669D1D328002385C03"><p>​"Beyond Our Borders: Global Themes and Legal Studies; Regulation and Protection of the Environment," American Bar Association conference, Rye, NY, 1992.</p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/David_B_Firestone.htm?child=x7416895Presentation