Adamo Director, Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, & ForestryGP0|#07026a36-6b50-4498-b724-b5e370b99561;L0|#007026a36-6b50-4498-b724-b5e370b99561|Food Law and Policy;GTSet|#d472df4a-bfc1-44e1-aba0-d9d3ce47ddf9<img alt="" src="" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />GP0|#72026059-ed56-4968-9c23-a14bc5443141;L0|#072026059-ed56-4968-9c23-a14bc5443141|Summer Session;GTSet|#8ed8c9ea-7052-4c1d-a4d7-b9c10bffea6fChris Adamo '04GP0|#c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391;L0|#0c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391|Adjunct Faculty;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1Adamo,ChrisMr. Adamo became staff director of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry in January 2011. Previously, he served as legislative counsel for agriculture, energy, environment and natural resource issues for U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow from 2007 to 2011. During that time, he worked on legislation and issues such as the 2007 energy bill, 2008 Farm Bill, climate change, and natural resource. He came to the Senate Joint Economic Committee in 2005 to work on Endangered Species Act reauthorization after a stint in Montana working as a legal fellow for The Property and Environmental Research Center. Mr. Adamo earned his JD degree from Vermont Law School.
Baur, Perkins CoieGP0|#d6374322-8287-498d-9c72-642080df6a4b;L0|#0d6374322-8287-498d-9c72-642080df6a4b|Ocean and Coastal Resources;GTSet|#d472df4a-bfc1-44e1-aba0-d9d3ce47ddf9<img alt="" src="" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />GP0|#72026059-ed56-4968-9c23-a14bc5443141;L0|#072026059-ed56-4968-9c23-a14bc5443141|Summer Session;GTSet|#8ed8c9ea-7052-4c1d-a4d7-b9c10bffea6fDon BaurGP0|#c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391;L0|#0c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391|Adjunct Faculty;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1Baur,DonMr. Baur’s practice focuses on public lands, energy resources, marine resources, fish and wildlife, wetlands, endangered species, NEPA, and Indian law. He represents clients on offshore renewable and oil and gas energy, coastal and marine and spatial planning, and marine fisheries and wildlife conservation. He has published numerous articles and served as adjunct professor of wildlife law at Golden Gate Law School and instructor for the Environmental Law Institute and American Bar Association. He is coeditor of the American Bar Association’s treatises on the Endangered Species Act and Ocean and Coastal Law. Mr. Baur serves on the Boards of the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation, the Shenandoah National Park Trust, and the Environmental Leadership Council of the Environmental Law Institute. Prior to joining Perkins Coie, he was general counsel to the U.S. Marine Mammal Commission and attorney-advisor in the Solicitor’s Office of the Department of the Interior. He served as an advisor to the Obama Transition Team on ocean issues. Mr. Baur received his BA degree, with highest honors, from Trinity College and his JD degree from the University of Pennsylvania.
Bender Deputy Director, Sierra Club Beyond Coal Campaign<img alt="" src="" width="180" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />GP0|#72026059-ed56-4968-9c23-a14bc5443141;L0|#072026059-ed56-4968-9c23-a14bc5443141|Summer Session;GTSet|#8ed8c9ea-7052-4c1d-a4d7-b9c10bffea6fHolly BenderGP0|#c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391;L0|#0c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391|Adjunct Faculty;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1Bender,HollyHolly Bender is a Deputy Director of the Sierra Club’s Beyond Coal Campaign. Holly leads the strategic work of the campaign in six Midwestern states, and helps develop regional and national campaign strategy focused on reducing our nation’s reliance on dirty coal plants by replacing them with clean energy. The Sierra Club’s Beyond Coal Campaign was described in Rolling Stone Magazine as "the most successful campaign the environmental movement has seen in more than a decade." The campaign combines grassroots organizing, expert communications work, legal advocacy, and state and national policy work to build unique campaigns in hundreds of communities around the country. The Beyond Coal Campaign has stopped more than 175 new proposed coal plants, and is on track to secure the retirement of 1/3 of the nation’s coal fleet by the end of 2015. Holly graduated summa cum laude from the University of Massachusetts Amherst with a degree in Political Science and a certificate in International Relations. She graduated from Golden Gate University School of Law with Honors, and is the recipient of the Rose Bird Award for Professionalism and Integrity. Holly is originally from Vermont, and now lives in Madison, WI.
Berger PartnerGP0|#29796484-c7b0-4e0f-b726-9521ae4574f3;L0|#029796484-c7b0-4e0f-b726-9521ae4574f3|Energy Law and Regulation;GTSet|#d472df4a-bfc1-44e1-aba0-d9d3ce47ddf9<img alt="" src="" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Glenn Berger '78GP0|#c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391;L0|#0c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391|Adjunct Faculty;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1Berger,GlennSkadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLPMr. Berger was with Skadden Arps in their Washington D.C. office for over thirty years and a partner during that time for over 25 years. Mr. Berger was in Skadden's Los Angeles office from 1989 to 1994, where he headed the firm’s West Coast energy/project finance practice. He has handled both U.S. and international energy/project finance work involving lending institutions, equity participants, and investment banks for over 20 years. In addition, he handled project development work involving federal and state regulatory issues, and contract negotiations pertaining to such subjects as power sales, steam sales, tolling agreements, fuel procurement contracts, and engineering and construction contracts. Before joining Skadden, Mr. Berger was a trial attorney with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). He chaired FERC’s Cogeneration Task Force from 1980 to 1982. He received his BS degree from Cornell University and his JD degree from Vermont Law School.
Beyranevand Director, Center for Agriculture and Food SystemsGP0|#f3319184-e494-4dae-8b24-8d4d71bcd018;L0|#0f3319184-e494-4dae-8b24-8d4d71bcd018|Health Law;GTSet|#d472df4a-bfc1-44e1-aba0-d9d3ce47ddf9;GP0|#c55b4fa3-1f94-4393-970f-45ba26f29259;L0|#0c55b4fa3-1f94-4393-970f-45ba26f29259|Administrative Law;GP0|#b256d4be-d829-4746-a12c-3a0090ff6b12;L0|#0b256d4be-d829-4746-a12c-3a0090ff6b12|Dispute Resolution;GP0|#07026a36-6b50-4498-b724-b5e370b99561;L0|#007026a36-6b50-4498-b724-b5e370b99561|Food Law and Policy<img alt="" src="" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />GP0|#82b45adc-2598-4681-a1b3-723e7e8a17f5;L0|#082b45adc-2598-4681-a1b3-723e7e8a17f5|Center for Agriculture and Food Systems;GTSet|#8ed8c9ea-7052-4c1d-a4d7-b9c10bffea6fLaurie Beyranevand '03GP0|#84094f35-8eaa-4481-b414-8bc4beec3f97;L0|#084094f35-8eaa-4481-b414-8bc4beec3f97|Faculty;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1Beyranevand,LaurieVermont Law SchoolLaurie Beyranevand is the Associate Director of the Center for Agriculture and Food Systems (CAFS) and an Associate Professor of Law. She teaches Food Regulation and Policy, Public Law as a Complex System, Communications, Advocacy and Leadership, Interviewing, Counseling and Negotiation, and Advanced Writing for Dispute Resolution. She has served as the faculty advisor to the National Animal Law Moot Court Competition teams, and the ABA Negotiations and Client Counseling Teams.
Blumm Bain Faculty Scholar & Professor of Law, Lewis and Clark Law SchoolGP0|#f20b7276-47f3-47ad-a1c2-896a011d7be8;L0|#0f20b7276-47f3-47ad-a1c2-896a011d7be8|Environmental Law;GTSet|#d472df4a-bfc1-44e1-aba0-d9d3ce47ddf9;GP0|#3bd4c492-a3a6-4f19-91d8-a1f6097d4ef0;L0|#03bd4c492-a3a6-4f19-91d8-a1f6097d4ef0|Natural Resources Law and Management<img alt="" src="" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />GP0|#72026059-ed56-4968-9c23-a14bc5443141;L0|#072026059-ed56-4968-9c23-a14bc5443141|Summer Session;GTSet|#8ed8c9ea-7052-4c1d-a4d7-b9c10bffea6fMichael BlummGP0|#c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391;L0|#0c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391|Adjunct Faculty;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1Blumm,MichaelProfessor Blumm is one of the architects of Lewis & Clark Law School’s acclaimed Environmental and Natural Resources Law Program. He has been teaching, writing, and practicing in the environmental and natural resources law field for thirty‐five years. He began his career with an environmental group and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in Washington, D.C., where he helped draft the EPA’s wetland protection regulations. For over a decade, Blumm edited the Natural Resources Law Institute’s Anadromous Fish Law Memo and later published a book on Salmon and the Law. More recently, he spent seven years co‐directing the Northwest Water Law and Policy Project. Professor Blumm is co‐author of the first casebook on Native American Natural Resources Law, originally published in 2002 and now in its third edition. He also is co-author of a casebook on the Public Trust Doctrine (soon to be in its second edition) and on Natural Resources Law (in press). Recent law review articles include studies of dam breaching, federal wildlands policy, the public trust in wildlife, implementation of the National Environmental Policy Act, and the Endangered Species Act’s effect on climate change. He also has authored two recent amicus briefs on the public trust doctrine, one to the Oregon Court of Appeals and the other to the U.S. Supreme Court. He has lectured on a variety of topics at law schools in Australia, Canada, and Brazil and has been a distinguished visitor at Florida State University, the University of Calgary, and Vermont Law School. In 2005‐07, Professor Blumm was Chair of the American Association of Law School’s Natural Resources Law Section.
Borgstrom, Partners for Community Wellness, Dartmouth Hitchcock Health SystemsGP0|#6c8f1e1a-7acb-45c0-91e7-97b5436bce36;L0|#06c8f1e1a-7acb-45c0-91e7-97b5436bce36|Mediation;GTSet|#d472df4a-bfc1-44e1-aba0-d9d3ce47ddf9<img alt="" src="" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />GP0|#72026059-ed56-4968-9c23-a14bc5443141;L0|#072026059-ed56-4968-9c23-a14bc5443141|Summer Session;GTSet|#8ed8c9ea-7052-4c1d-a4d7-b9c10bffea6fKaren Borgstrom '93GP0|#c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391;L0|#0c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391|Adjunct Faculty;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1Borgstrom,KarenBefore joining the court system in 2007, Ms. Borgstrom practiced law and had a private mediation practice for more than 13 years, focusing primarily on parenting and divorce cases, probate, employment, and civil matters. She also worked as a mediator in the New Hampshire Judicial Branch’s superior court rule 170 civil mediation program, in family division and probate court. She mediated for the Vermont superior courts and conducted numerous private mediations for Vermont divorcing couples or for those with parenting issues. She is currently working as the Director of Partners for Community Wellness at Dartmouth Hitchcock where health, community and health policy intersect. Ms. Borgstrom received her BS degree from Middlebury College and her JD degree from Vermont Law School.
Cassuto of Law, Pace Law SchoolGP0|#02cbc0ac-d5ad-4f4b-af34-04cab32af18d;L0|#002cbc0ac-d5ad-4f4b-af34-04cab32af18d|Animal Law;GTSet|#d472df4a-bfc1-44e1-aba0-d9d3ce47ddf9;GP0|#f20b7276-47f3-47ad-a1c2-896a011d7be8;L0|#0f20b7276-47f3-47ad-a1c2-896a011d7be8|Environmental Law;GP0|#09fa4b92-9ad9-4626-9d43-1ce2e2667a8a;L0|#009fa4b92-9ad9-4626-9d43-1ce2e2667a8a|Property Law<img alt="" src="" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />GP0|#72026059-ed56-4968-9c23-a14bc5443141;L0|#072026059-ed56-4968-9c23-a14bc5443141|Summer Session;GTSet|#8ed8c9ea-7052-4c1d-a4d7-b9c10bffea6fDavid CassutoGP0|#c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391;L0|#0c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391|Adjunct Faculty;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1Cassuto,DavidDavid N. Cassuto is Professor of Law at Pace Law School, where he teaches in the fields of animal law, environmental law, and property and also directs the Brazil-American Institute for Law & Environment (BAILE). He serves on the board of the Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) and is also the Class of 1946 Distinguished Visiting Professor of Environmental Law at Williams College and a Visiting Professor of Law at the Federal University of Bahia, Brazil. He speaks and writes frequently on animal law & policy as well as many other topics within environmental law and environmental and cultural studies. In addition to several books and many articles on topics ranging from food ethics to water as cultural signifier to climate change & factory farms, Professor Cassuto is also the founder and principle contributor to the Animal Blawg (, a blog on animal law, ethics, and policy. In 2012, Professor Cassuto was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Third World Congress on Bioethics and Animal Rights held in Recife Brazil.
Chen Smith Morrill Chair in Law, Michigan State UniversityGP0|#c55b4fa3-1f94-4393-970f-45ba26f29259;L0|#0c55b4fa3-1f94-4393-970f-45ba26f29259|Administrative Law;GTSet|#d472df4a-bfc1-44e1-aba0-d9d3ce47ddf9;GP0|#f20b7276-47f3-47ad-a1c2-896a011d7be8;L0|#0f20b7276-47f3-47ad-a1c2-896a011d7be8|Environmental Law;GP0|#07026a36-6b50-4498-b724-b5e370b99561;L0|#007026a36-6b50-4498-b724-b5e370b99561|Food Law and Policy;GP0|#3bd4c492-a3a6-4f19-91d8-a1f6097d4ef0;L0|#03bd4c492-a3a6-4f19-91d8-a1f6097d4ef0|Natural Resources Law and Management<img alt="" src="" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />GP0|#72026059-ed56-4968-9c23-a14bc5443141;L0|#072026059-ed56-4968-9c23-a14bc5443141|Summer Session;GTSet|#8ed8c9ea-7052-4c1d-a4d7-b9c10bffea6fJames ChenGP0|#c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391;L0|#0c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391|Adjunct Faculty;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1Chen,JamesAn attorney and professor of law with a quarter-century of experience in the law of regulated industries, economics, and regulatory policy, James Ming Chen holds the Justin Smith Morrill Chair in Law at Michigan State University College of Law and is of counsel to the Technology Law Group, a Washington, DC–based firm specializing in telecommunications law. Professor Chen is a prolific scholar and leader in the legal academy. He served as dean of the University of Louisville School of Law from 2007 to 2012. In November 2012, National Jurist magazine named Chen one of the 25 most influential people in legal education. Professor Chen is a highly productive and influential scholar whose works spans topics such as administrative law, agricultural law, constitutional law, economic regulation, environmental law, industrial policy, legislation, and natural resources law. He is the coauthor of Disasters and the Law: Katrina and Beyond (Aspen Publishers, 2006), the first book to provide comprehensive coverage of the legal issues surrounding natural disasters. This path-breaking book is now in its second edition under the title Disaster Law and Policy. Professor Chen is an elected member of the American Law Institute and has served since 2010 as a public member of the Administrative Conference of the United States.
Coppess Assistant Professor of Law and Policy, University of IllinoisGP0|#07026a36-6b50-4498-b724-b5e370b99561;L0|#007026a36-6b50-4498-b724-b5e370b99561|Food Law and Policy;GTSet|#d472df4a-bfc1-44e1-aba0-d9d3ce47ddf9<img alt="" src="" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />GP0|#72026059-ed56-4968-9c23-a14bc5443141;L0|#072026059-ed56-4968-9c23-a14bc5443141|Summer Session;GTSet|#8ed8c9ea-7052-4c1d-a4d7-b9c10bffea6fJonathan CoppessGP0|#c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391;L0|#0c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391|Adjunct Faculty;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1Coppess,JonathanJonathan Coppess is a member of the faculty at the University of Illinois as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Law and Policy in the Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics. Previously, he served as Chief Counsel of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry for Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow. Prior to joining the Ag Committee, he was Administrator of the Farm Service Agency at USDA. Before being appointed at USDA, Jonathan was a Legislative Assistant for Senator Ben Nelson. Jonathan grew up on his family's corn and soybean farm in Western Ohio and practiced law in Chicago before moving to Washington to work on agriculture policy. He earned his Bachelor's from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio and his Juris Doctor from The George Washington University Law School in Washington, DC.
Dworkin, Institute for Energy and the EnvironmentGP0|#29796484-c7b0-4e0f-b726-9521ae4574f3;L0|#029796484-c7b0-4e0f-b726-9521ae4574f3|Energy Law and Regulation;GTSet|#d472df4a-bfc1-44e1-aba0-d9d3ce47ddf9<img alt="" src="" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />GP0|#27981817-21b8-4cad-834e-6411629898de;L0|#027981817-21b8-4cad-834e-6411629898de|Institute for Energy & The Environment;GTSet|#8ed8c9ea-7052-4c1d-a4d7-b9c10bffea6fMichael DworkinGP0|#84094f35-8eaa-4481-b414-8bc4beec3f97;L0|#084094f35-8eaa-4481-b414-8bc4beec3f97|Faculty;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1Dworkin,MichaelProfessor Michael Dworkin often says "If you care about the environment, energy use is the most important issue. And if you care about energy, environmental realities are the most important constraints." Professor Dworkin was a utility regulator, environmental litigator, and small businessman before becoming a professor. At Vermont Law School, he also directs the Institute for Energy and the Environment.
Echeverria of LawGP0|#734408e9-816d-46d8-9fd5-749a0d6a6533;L0|#0734408e9-816d-46d8-9fd5-749a0d6a6533|Land Use Planning and Regulation;GTSet|#d472df4a-bfc1-44e1-aba0-d9d3ce47ddf9;GP0|#09fa4b92-9ad9-4626-9d43-1ce2e2667a8a;L0|#009fa4b92-9ad9-4626-9d43-1ce2e2667a8a|Property Law;GP0|#43451e85-4fc8-473c-9573-d55cae6406b4;L0|#043451e85-4fc8-473c-9573-d55cae6406b4|Water Rights and Allocation;GP0|#054aba79-e028-445a-9185-b5ba27caaadc;L0|#0054aba79-e028-445a-9185-b5ba27caaadc|Regulatory Takings;GP0|#003ad1b9-bf42-4a10-8058-b2fc6b46c3c5;L0|#0003ad1b9-bf42-4a10-8058-b2fc6b46c3c5|Climate Change Adaptation<img alt="" src="" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />GP0|#95d4928f-0d84-44e9-a0eb-f95f0e2d28af;L0|#095d4928f-0d84-44e9-a0eb-f95f0e2d28af|Environmental Law Center;GTSet|#8ed8c9ea-7052-4c1d-a4d7-b9c10bffea6fJohn EcheverriaGP0|#84094f35-8eaa-4481-b414-8bc4beec3f97;L0|#084094f35-8eaa-4481-b414-8bc4beec3f97|Faculty;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1Echeverria,JohnJohn Echeverria is a Professor of Law at Vermont Law School where he teaches Property, Public Law and a wide range of environmental and natural resource law courses. Prior to joining the Vermont Law School faculty in 2009, he served for 12 years as Executive Director of the Georgetown Environmental Law & Policy Institute at Georgetown University Law Center. He also was General Counsel of the National Audubon Society and General Counsel and Conservation Director of American Rivers, Inc., and was an Associate for four years in the Washington, D.C. office of Hughes, Hubbard & Reed. He served for one year as law clerk to the Honorable Gerhard A. Gesell of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia immediately after graduating from law school.
Eichenberg Lawyer and Former Chief Counsel, Formerly of San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development CommissionGP0|#d6374322-8287-498d-9c72-642080df6a4b;L0|#0d6374322-8287-498d-9c72-642080df6a4b|Ocean and Coastal Resources;GTSet|#d472df4a-bfc1-44e1-aba0-d9d3ce47ddf9<img alt="" src="" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />GP0|#72026059-ed56-4968-9c23-a14bc5443141;L0|#072026059-ed56-4968-9c23-a14bc5443141|Summer Session;GTSet|#8ed8c9ea-7052-4c1d-a4d7-b9c10bffea6fTim EichenbergGP0|#c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391;L0|#0c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391|Adjunct Faculty;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1Eichenberg,TimTim Eichenberg is an environmental lawyer and consultant, and teaches Ocean and Coastal Law at the Vermont Law School. As former Chief Counsel of the San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission, he helped develop the nation’s first comprehensive policies and regulations on climate change. He also has served as legal counsel for the California Coastal Commission, The Ocean Conservancy, Oceana, the Marine Law Institute, and Environmental Defense Center, where he engaged in environmental litigation, lobbying and rulemaking. He chaired the Clean Water Network in Washington, D.C., co-founded the Casco Baykeeper Program in Maine, and published more than 30 articles and reports on marine-related issues, including the ABA’s book on Ocean and Coastal Law and Policy. He holds a BA from Earlham College, a JD from the Washington University School of Law, and postdoctoral fellowship in marine policy at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. He serves on the Board of Directors of the San Francisco Baykeeper and Friends of the Sea Otter, and the Board of Advisors of the Center for Urban Environmental Law at Golden Gate University and the Tuolumne River Trust.
Eubanks, Meyer Glitzenstein & CrystalGP0|#07026a36-6b50-4498-b724-b5e370b99561;L0|#007026a36-6b50-4498-b724-b5e370b99561|Food Law and Policy;GTSet|#d472df4a-bfc1-44e1-aba0-d9d3ce47ddf9;GP0|#f20b7276-47f3-47ad-a1c2-896a011d7be8;L0|#0f20b7276-47f3-47ad-a1c2-896a011d7be8|Environmental Law<img alt="" src="" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />GP0|#72026059-ed56-4968-9c23-a14bc5443141;L0|#072026059-ed56-4968-9c23-a14bc5443141|Summer Session;GTSet|#8ed8c9ea-7052-4c1d-a4d7-b9c10bffea6fWilliam Eubanks II '08GP0|#c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391;L0|#0c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391|Adjunct Faculty;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1Eubanks,WilliamMr. Eubanks litigates precedent-setting impact cases in federal appellate and trial courts, specializing in environmental and natural resource conservation, endangered species and wildlife protection, federal lands preservation, and open government laws. His notable cases include successfully challenging oil spill response strategies in the Gulf of Mexico after Deepwater Horizon as harmful to marine wildlife, prevailing in the nation’s first federal lawsuit challenging an industrial wind energy project on environmental grounds, and coauthoring briefs in three recent U.S. Supreme Court cases involving climate change, genetically modified crops, and naval sonar use. He has published numerous pieces on diverse environmental legal topics, including several law review articles and textbook chapters that focus on the ecological and public health impacts of industrial agriculture, and he is also an adjunct professor at American University's Washington College of Law. Mr. Eubanks received his BA degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, his JD degree from North Carolina Central University School of Law, and his LLM degree from Vermont Law School.
Foy Professor, North Carolina Central University School of LawGP0|#f20b7276-47f3-47ad-a1c2-896a011d7be8;L0|#0f20b7276-47f3-47ad-a1c2-896a011d7be8|Environmental Law;GTSet|#d472df4a-bfc1-44e1-aba0-d9d3ce47ddf9<img alt="" src="" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />GP0|#72026059-ed56-4968-9c23-a14bc5443141;L0|#072026059-ed56-4968-9c23-a14bc5443141|Summer Session;GTSet|#8ed8c9ea-7052-4c1d-a4d7-b9c10bffea6fKevin FoyGP0|#c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391;L0|#0c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391|Adjunct Faculty;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1Foy,KevinProfessor Foy teaches courses in environmental law, business associations, and torts. Prior to joining the faculty at NCCU, he practiced law, and before that he served as editor of Forest & Conservation History, a refereed multi-disciplinary academic journal exploring the history of human interaction with the environment (Duke University Press). From 2001 to 2009, he served as Mayor of Chapel Hill, North Carolina. During his time in office, he focused on building a sustainable, environmentally sound community, leading the U.S. Conference of Mayors to name Chapel Hill “America’s Most Livable City.” Land use and environmental justice are his research and writing interests as illustrated in his recent article, “Home is Where the Health Is: The Convergence of Environmental Justice, Affordable Housing, and Green Building,” 30 Pace Environmental Law Review 1 (2012). Professor Foy earned a BA degree from Kenyon College and a JD degree from NCCU.
Hanson Attorney, U.S. Department of Justice, Environmental Enforcement SectionGP0|#25eff53d-8c11-4cac-88d7-8c0b3b4a704b;L0|#025eff53d-8c11-4cac-88d7-8c0b3b4a704b|Environmental Litigation and Mediation;GTSet|#d472df4a-bfc1-44e1-aba0-d9d3ce47ddf9GP0|#72026059-ed56-4968-9c23-a14bc5443141;L0|#072026059-ed56-4968-9c23-a14bc5443141|Summer Session;GTSet|#8ed8c9ea-7052-4c1d-a4d7-b9c10bffea6fAndrew HansonGP0|#c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391;L0|#0c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391|Adjunct Faculty;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1Hanson,AndrewMr. Hanson prosecutes civil enforcement cases under the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, and CERCLA. Prior to joining the Department of Justice, he served as an Attorney Advisor at the EPA’s Air Enforcement Division, advising the Office of Civil Enforcement on targeting, policy, and settlement strategies under EPA’s Clean Air Act New Source Review National Enforcement Priority. From 2001 to 2006, he was an Equal Justice Works Fellow and Environmental Leadership Program Fellow at Midwest Environmental Advocates, a non-profit environmental law center based in Wisconsin. Mr. Hanson earned his BS degree from the University of Michigan’s School of Natural Resources and the Environment and his JD degree from the Northwestern School of Law of Lewis and Clark College.
Harter F. Nelson Professor Emeritus of the University of Missori and Retired Public Policy MediatorGP0|#c55b4fa3-1f94-4393-970f-45ba26f29259;L0|#0c55b4fa3-1f94-4393-970f-45ba26f29259|Administrative Law;GTSet|#d472df4a-bfc1-44e1-aba0-d9d3ce47ddf9;GP0|#17808b30-1504-4ec0-a667-119e723c08ee;L0|#017808b30-1504-4ec0-a667-119e723c08ee|Alternative Dispute Resolution;GP0|#25eff53d-8c11-4cac-88d7-8c0b3b4a704b;L0|#025eff53d-8c11-4cac-88d7-8c0b3b4a704b|Environmental Litigation and Mediation<img alt="" src="" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />GP0|#72026059-ed56-4968-9c23-a14bc5443141;L0|#072026059-ed56-4968-9c23-a14bc5443141|Summer Session;GTSet|#8ed8c9ea-7052-4c1d-a4d7-b9c10bffea6fPhilip HarterGP0|#c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391;L0|#0c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391|Adjunct Faculty;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1Harter,PhilipPhilip J. Harter is a scholar in residence at Vermont Law School and the Earl F. Nelson Professor of Law Emeritus at the University of Missouri. He has been involved in the design of many of the major developments of administrative law in the past 40 years. He is the author of more than 50 papers and books on administrative law and has been a visiting professor or guest lecturer internationally, including at the University of Paris II, Humboldt University (Berlin) and the University of the Western Cape (Cape Town). He has consulted on environmental mediation and public participation in rulemaking in China, including a project sponsored by the Supreme Peoples Court. He has received multiple awards for his achievements in administrative law. He is listed in Who's Who in America and is a member of the Administrative Conference of the United States.
Hill Counsel for Environmental Governance, Office of International and Tribal Affairs, U.S. EPAGP0|#5e903361-e236-40be-8763-90941358824d;L0|#05e903361-e236-40be-8763-90941358824d|Environmental Ethics;GTSet|#d472df4a-bfc1-44e1-aba0-d9d3ce47ddf9;GP0|#f20b7276-47f3-47ad-a1c2-896a011d7be8;L0|#0f20b7276-47f3-47ad-a1c2-896a011d7be8|Environmental Law<img alt="" src="" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />GP0|#72026059-ed56-4968-9c23-a14bc5443141;L0|#072026059-ed56-4968-9c23-a14bc5443141|Summer Session;GTSet|#8ed8c9ea-7052-4c1d-a4d7-b9c10bffea6fBarry HillGP0|#c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391;L0|#0c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391|Adjunct Faculty;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1Hill,BarryPreviously, Mr. Hill was the director of the Office of Environmental Justice at EPA. He has also served as the associate solicitor of the Division of Conservation and Wildlife and director of the Office of Hearings and Appeals of the Department of the Interior. Prior to that, he was counsel to the international law firm of Dickstein, Shapiro & Morin, project manager in the Superfund Business Unit of ICF Inc., special counsel to the attorney general of the District of Columbia, legal counsel to the inspector general of the U.S. EPA, law secretary to the deputy administrative judge of New York City (Criminal Division), and an assistant district attorney in Brooklyn. He has taught at Antioch School of Law and American University’s Washington College of Law. He is the author of the Environmental Justice: Legal Theory and Practice, and he has published several articles. Mr. Hill received his BA degree in political science from Brooklyn College, MA degree in political science from Howard University, and JD degree from Cornell Law School.
Hill, Environmental Appeals Board, U.S. EPAGP0|#9d10b24e-9abc-4c17-801a-2c8b5f196af0;L0|#09d10b24e-9abc-4c17-801a-2c8b5f196af0|Environmental Enforcement and Regulation;GTSet|#d472df4a-bfc1-44e1-aba0-d9d3ce47ddf9;GP0|#42cc058d-cc20-4b8d-a433-254f4384b9ef;L0|#042cc058d-cc20-4b8d-a433-254f4384b9ef|Clean Water Act<img alt="" src="" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />GP0|#72026059-ed56-4968-9c23-a14bc5443141;L0|#072026059-ed56-4968-9c23-a14bc5443141|Summer Session;GTSet|#8ed8c9ea-7052-4c1d-a4d7-b9c10bffea6fRandolph HillGP0|#c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391;L0|#0c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391|Adjunct Faculty;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1Hill,RandolphMr. Hill has served in his current position at EPA since 2009, where he helps to oversee the management of EPA’s clean water permitting and wastewater infrastructure assistance programs. Prior to that, he spent 6 years managing EPA’s civil enforcement of the major environmental statutes, and over 15 years in EPA’s Office of General Counsel and served as the agency’s national legal expert for many Clean Water Act issues. He has taught environmental law as a visiting professor at Tulane University, and public administration at the University of Maryland, University College, where he was a finalist for the Excellence in Teaching Award in 1998. Mr. Hill earned his JD and Master of Public Policy degrees from the University of California, Berkeley, where he was elected to the Order of the Coif.
Jay Partner, Conservation Law, P.C.GP0|#67d68ce9-0e34-4d42-9bda-6002cf2c54b4;L0|#067d68ce9-0e34-4d42-9bda-6002cf2c54b4|Land Conservation;GTSet|#d472df4a-bfc1-44e1-aba0-d9d3ce47ddf9<img alt="" src="" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />GP0|#72026059-ed56-4968-9c23-a14bc5443141;L0|#072026059-ed56-4968-9c23-a14bc5443141|Summer Session;GTSet|#8ed8c9ea-7052-4c1d-a4d7-b9c10bffea6fJessica Jay '97GP0|#c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391;L0|#0c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391|Adjunct Faculty;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1Jay,JessicaJessica Jay is the founder and principal attorney of Conservation Law, P.C., a law firm devoted to ensuring the permanence of land conservation through sound transactions and the defense and enforcement of perpetual conservation easements. She represents landowners and land trusts conserving working landscapes and environmentally significant properties in Colorado and the Rocky Mountain West. Ms. Jay engages conservation professionals, land trusts, and landowners in local and national workshops, and guides the next generation of land conservationists through her Land Conservation Law courses at the Vermont Law School and the University of Denver’s Sturm College of Law. She collaborates with the land trust community to develop and implement legal defense and enforcement mechanisms, to design conservation easement incentives, and to craft durable perpetual conservation easements in anticipation of changes and challenges over time. Ms. Jay received her BA degree from Bowdoin College and her JD and MSEL degrees from Vermont Law School.
Jones Director, Institute for Energy and the EnvironmentGP0|#29796484-c7b0-4e0f-b726-9521ae4574f3;L0|#029796484-c7b0-4e0f-b726-9521ae4574f3|Energy Law and Regulation;GTSet|#d472df4a-bfc1-44e1-aba0-d9d3ce47ddf9;GP0|#9d5912c4-0a10-4db9-8548-8166fb5c594d;L0|#09d5912c4-0a10-4db9-8548-8166fb5c594d|Clean Air Act;GP0|#ba6d469e-8295-4322-b545-6d3b9b38c368;L0|#0ba6d469e-8295-4322-b545-6d3b9b38c368|Climate Change;GP0|#43aef578-e784-445d-9bbd-499f4116e484;L0|#043aef578-e784-445d-9bbd-499f4116e484|Air Pollution<img alt="" src="" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />GP0|#27981817-21b8-4cad-834e-6411629898de;L0|#027981817-21b8-4cad-834e-6411629898de|Institute for Energy & The Environment;GTSet|#8ed8c9ea-7052-4c1d-a4d7-b9c10bffea6fKevin B. JonesGP0|#84094f35-8eaa-4481-b414-8bc4beec3f97;L0|#084094f35-8eaa-4481-b414-8bc4beec3f97|Faculty;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1Jones,KevinKevin Jones is the Deputy Director at the Institute for Energy and the Environment at Vermont Law School. At the IEE, Kevin leads the Smart Grid and Community Energy projects and is co-author of the book from Praeger, “A Smarter, Greener Grid: Forging Environmental Progress through Smart Energy Policies and Technologies.”
Judy of LawGP0|#17808b30-1504-4ec0-a667-119e723c08ee;L0|#017808b30-1504-4ec0-a667-119e723c08ee|Alternative Dispute Resolution;GTSet|#d472df4a-bfc1-44e1-aba0-d9d3ce47ddf9;GP0|#a4ca023f-036a-462a-b3a1-7af6b1369315;L0|#0a4ca023f-036a-462a-b3a1-7af6b1369315|Hazardous Waste and Toxic Substances;GP0|#1643d936-bca6-4edb-90a9-eb0c2ab221bc;L0|#01643d936-bca6-4edb-90a9-eb0c2ab221bc|Legal Education;GP0|#1be5f4c6-943d-47bc-9369-bcb4b02c7c18;L0|#01be5f4c6-943d-47bc-9369-bcb4b02c7c18|Superfund;GP0|#ff71c569-196b-43a1-998a-eb29ca48510c;L0|#0ff71c569-196b-43a1-998a-eb29ca48510c|Torts and Product Liability;GP0|#9c03fe58-75a1-445d-8c68-c530a7079d66;L0|#09c03fe58-75a1-445d-8c68-c530a7079d66|Wildlife;GP0|#25eff53d-8c11-4cac-88d7-8c0b3b4a704b;L0|#025eff53d-8c11-4cac-88d7-8c0b3b4a704b|Environmental Litigation and Mediation<img alt="" src="" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />GP0|#95d4928f-0d84-44e9-a0eb-f95f0e2d28af;L0|#095d4928f-0d84-44e9-a0eb-f95f0e2d28af|Environmental Law Center;GTSet|#8ed8c9ea-7052-4c1d-a4d7-b9c10bffea6fMartha JudyGP0|#84094f35-8eaa-4481-b414-8bc4beec3f97;L0|#084094f35-8eaa-4481-b414-8bc4beec3f97|Faculty;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1Judy,MarthaProfessor Martha Judy specializes in the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (commonly known as Superfund), the cleanup of hazardous substances, and the effect of environmental liabilities on behavior. At Vermont Law School, she has taught Torts, two courses that focus on the law of toxics and hazardous substances (CERCLA and RCRA, the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act), Natural Resources Law, and a unit on environmental problem-solving within the General Practice Program. She speaks and writes on topics related to CERCLA and Brownfields liability, cost recovery, contribution, and natural resources damages.
Lautzenheiser Regional Scientist, Massachusetts Audubon SocietyGP0|#80a2dac1-588e-4edc-b51d-aec40d22c160;L0|#080a2dac1-588e-4edc-b51d-aec40d22c160|Science and the Law;GTSet|#d472df4a-bfc1-44e1-aba0-d9d3ce47ddf9<img alt="" src="" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />GP0|#72026059-ed56-4968-9c23-a14bc5443141;L0|#072026059-ed56-4968-9c23-a14bc5443141|Summer Session;GTSet|#8ed8c9ea-7052-4c1d-a4d7-b9c10bffea6fThomas LautzenheiserGP0|#c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391;L0|#0c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391|Adjunct Faculty;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1Lautzenheiser,ThomasMr. Lautzenheiser is an expert field naturalist concentrating on plants, reptiles, amphibians, butterflies, and landscape interpretation. He is also a skilled community ecologist with particular interest in wetlands and rich northern hardwood forests. Mr. Lautzenheiser is responsible for guiding ecological management planning for Massachusetts Audubon’s 33,000-acre sanctuary network, and works with his land protection, science, and property management colleagues to ensure that Massachusetts Audubon’s activities consistently achieve their conservation goals. He received his BS degrees in biology and environmental studies from Tufts University and his MS degree in natural resource planning/ecological planning from the University of Vermont.
Lowry and Professor of Management, Lipscomb University, NashvilleGP0|#cf5dc960-2627-444b-9a2f-4f4c45b29256;L0|#0cf5dc960-2627-444b-9a2f-4f4c45b29256|Negotiation;GTSet|#d472df4a-bfc1-44e1-aba0-d9d3ce47ddf9<img alt="" src="" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />GP0|#72026059-ed56-4968-9c23-a14bc5443141;L0|#072026059-ed56-4968-9c23-a14bc5443141|Summer Session;GTSet|#8ed8c9ea-7052-4c1d-a4d7-b9c10bffea6fL. Randolph LowryGP0|#c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391;L0|#0c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391|Adjunct Faculty;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1Lowry,L. RandolphFormerly professor of law and director of the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine University School of Law, Professor Lowry is a lawyer, mediator, and teacher-professor. He is also the author of several books including West’s Negotiation and Settlement Advocacy. In addition to his work in law schools, he has trained more than 30,000 lawyers and managers in negotiation skills for organizations such as Nike, Pacific Gas and Electric, and State Farm Insurance and for bar associations across the country. Professor Lowry received his BA and MPA degrees from Pepperdine University and his JD degree from Hamline University School of Law.
MacKenzie and Director of Studies in Environmental Law, University of CambridgeGP0|#24698cac-4c16-4e5c-824e-8c82e9c47415;L0|#024698cac-4c16-4e5c-824e-8c82e9c47415|International Environmental Law;GTSet|#d472df4a-bfc1-44e1-aba0-d9d3ce47ddf9;GP0|#1b64773e-4948-47d9-b292-7d240701d37f;L0|#01b64773e-4948-47d9-b292-7d240701d37f|International Law<img alt="" src="" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />GP0|#72026059-ed56-4968-9c23-a14bc5443141;L0|#072026059-ed56-4968-9c23-a14bc5443141|Summer Session;GTSet|#8ed8c9ea-7052-4c1d-a4d7-b9c10bffea6fCatherine MacKenzieGP0|#c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391;L0|#0c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391|Adjunct Faculty;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1MacKenzie,CatherineProfessor MacKenzie is a Fellow and Director of Studies in Law at Cambridge University, a Visiting Fellow at Oxford University and an Academic Fellow of Inner Temple (one of the English Inns of Court for barristers). She is Chairman of Examiners of the Masters degree in Sustainability Leadership at Cambridge University, and of the Masters Degree in Diplomatic Studies at Oxford University. She teaches International Environmental Law at Cambridge University, Public International Law at Oxford University, and has served as Chairman of the Board of Scrutiny of Cambridge University. Her jointly edited book, Law, Tropical Forests and Carbon was published by Cambridge University Press in 2013 and her monograph, International Law and the Protection of Forests, will be published by Oxford University Press in 2015. A member of the Bar of England and Wales and the High Court of Australia, she was previously employed by Allen & Overy, the World Bank, and the Asian Development Bank. She has held fellowships at the University of Tokyo and in Kazakhstan, served with the United Nations Mission in Liberia and advised on women's legal education in Saudi Arabia and Bahrain. Professor MacKenzie has earned degrees from Oxford, the Inns of Court School of Law, the University of Sydney, and the Australian National University.
McCormack Director, Legal Writing ProgramGP0|#17808b30-1504-4ec0-a667-119e723c08ee;L0|#017808b30-1504-4ec0-a667-119e723c08ee|Alternative Dispute Resolution;GTSet|#d472df4a-bfc1-44e1-aba0-d9d3ce47ddf9;GP0|#b02b13f7-6f04-4b98-94ff-c17b2ae2524d;L0|#0b02b13f7-6f04-4b98-94ff-c17b2ae2524d|Appellate Advocacy;GP0|#c00f1373-6972-4683-94d8-b119f7f6521a;L0|#0c00f1373-6972-4683-94d8-b119f7f6521a|Legal Writing<img alt="" src="" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />GP0|#b171a34a-b57d-4359-9db8-cd6ae607b368;L0|#0b171a34a-b57d-4359-9db8-cd6ae607b368|Legal Writing;GTSet|#8ed8c9ea-7052-4c1d-a4d7-b9c10bffea6fBeth McCormackGP0|#84094f35-8eaa-4481-b414-8bc4beec3f97;L0|#084094f35-8eaa-4481-b414-8bc4beec3f97|Faculty;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1McCormack,BethProfessor McCormack is the Assistant Director of the Legal Writing Department and an Associate Professor of Law. For the 2012-2013 academic year, she served as the Assistant Director of the Academic Success Department. From 2001-2011, Professor Beth McCormack practiced in the litigation section of the Boston law firm Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky & Popeo, P.C. She has extensive experience in commercial litigation with a focus in construction law. Her practice included all aspects of state and federal litigation as well as alternative dispute resolution. She is experienced in arbitration practice and procedure and has represented clients before arbitration panels and in pre- and post-arbitration proceedings. She was a member of the firm's hiring committee and served as a mentor to new associates. In addition, from 2003-2011, she was an instructor at Boston University School of Law, where she taught Legal Research and Writing to first-year law students.
McHenry, Gibson, Dunn & CrutcherGP0|#f20b7276-47f3-47ad-a1c2-896a011d7be8;L0|#0f20b7276-47f3-47ad-a1c2-896a011d7be8|Environmental Law;GTSet|#d472df4a-bfc1-44e1-aba0-d9d3ce47ddf9;GP0|#f647c731-294c-4221-8910-a7958f383bfe;L0|#0f647c731-294c-4221-8910-a7958f383bfe|Business Law;GP0|#734408e9-816d-46d8-9fd5-749a0d6a6533;L0|#0734408e9-816d-46d8-9fd5-749a0d6a6533|Land Use Planning and Regulation<img alt="" src="" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />GP0|#72026059-ed56-4968-9c23-a14bc5443141;L0|#072026059-ed56-4968-9c23-a14bc5443141|Summer Session;GTSet|#8ed8c9ea-7052-4c1d-a4d7-b9c10bffea6fThomas McHenryGP0|#c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391;L0|#0c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391|Adjunct Faculty;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1McHenry,ThomasMr. McHenry is a member of his firm’s Environmental Practice Group. He practices general environmental law with an emphasis on air quality, climate change, hazardous waste, environmental diligence, land use, and energy issues. He represents clients in negotiations with state and federal environmental agencies including air quality management districts, regional water quality control boards, the Department of Toxic Substances Control and the California and U.S. Environmental Protection Agencies. He currently serves as co-chair of the DTSC External Advisory Group. He served as a law clerk to the Honorable Lawrence K. Karlton, Chief United States District Judge of the Eastern District of California, in Sacramento. He received his BA and Master of Forest Science degrees from Yale University and his JD from New York University Law School.
Orellana Attorney and Director, Human Rights and the Environment Program, Center for International Environmental LawGP0|#24698cac-4c16-4e5c-824e-8c82e9c47415;L0|#024698cac-4c16-4e5c-824e-8c82e9c47415|International Environmental Law;GTSet|#d472df4a-bfc1-44e1-aba0-d9d3ce47ddf9;GP0|#b256d4be-d829-4746-a12c-3a0090ff6b12;L0|#0b256d4be-d829-4746-a12c-3a0090ff6b12|Dispute Resolution<img alt="" src="" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />GP0|#72026059-ed56-4968-9c23-a14bc5443141;L0|#072026059-ed56-4968-9c23-a14bc5443141|Summer Session;GTSet|#8ed8c9ea-7052-4c1d-a4d7-b9c10bffea6fMarcos OrellanaGP0|#c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391;L0|#0c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391|Adjunct Faculty;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1Orellana,MarcosDr. Marcos A. Orellana (LL.M., S.J.D.) is Director of CIEL's Human Rights and Environment Program and Adjunct Associate Professor at the George Washington University School of Law. At CIEL Dr. Orellana has worked with NGOs and local communities worldwide to strengthen tools to protect the vital functions of the planet and secure global environmental justice, including with respect to chemicals and waste, oceans and biodiversity, and trade and investment. Prior to joining CIEL, Dr. Orellana was a Fellow to the Lauterpacht Research Centre for International Law of the University of Cambridge, UK. He also was a Visiting Scholar with the Environmental Law Institute in Washington DC and Instructor Professor of international law at the Universidad de Talca, Chile. Dr Orellana has acted as legal counsel to the Chilean Ministry of Foreign Affairs on international environmental issues, such as the Rio+20 process. Dr Orellana has also acted as legal advisor to several International Institutions, including the UN Environment Programme and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights.
Orsi Summer Scholar '15<img alt="" src="" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />GP0|#82b45adc-2598-4681-a1b3-723e7e8a17f5;L0|#082b45adc-2598-4681-a1b3-723e7e8a17f5|Center for Agriculture and Food Systems;GTSet|#8ed8c9ea-7052-4c1d-a4d7-b9c10bffea6fJanelle OrsiGP0|#f11212c9-aeaf-4c68-ae2f-dedb066ffc0d;L0|#0f11212c9-aeaf-4c68-ae2f-dedb066ffc0d|Visiting Faculty or Scholar;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1Orsi,JanelleJanelle Orsi will be joining us as our Distinguished Summer Scholar for 2015. A graduate of U.C. Berkeley’s Boalt School of Law, Janelle’s firm is based in Oakland, California. She specializes in helping individuals and organizations share resources and create sustainable communities. Janelle’s law and mediation practice works with social enterprises, non-profits, community gardens, co-housing communities, ecovillages, and others working on innovative change. Janelle is also the founder of the Sustainable Economics Law Center, whose mission is to cultivate a new legal landscape supporting community resilience and grassroots economic empowerment.
Percival of the Environmental Law Program and Robert F. Stanton Professor of Law, University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of LawGP0|#d781f9d5-d7dd-42eb-ae3f-b4ea364e6042;L0|#0d781f9d5-d7dd-42eb-ae3f-b4ea364e6042|China and the Environment;GTSet|#d472df4a-bfc1-44e1-aba0-d9d3ce47ddf9<img alt="" src="" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />GP0|#72026059-ed56-4968-9c23-a14bc5443141;L0|#072026059-ed56-4968-9c23-a14bc5443141|Summer Session;GTSet|#8ed8c9ea-7052-4c1d-a4d7-b9c10bffea6fRobert PercivalGP0|#c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391;L0|#0c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391|Adjunct Faculty;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1Percival,RobertProfessor Percival served as a law clerk for Judge Shirley M. Hufstedler of the Ninth Circuit and for Supreme Court Justice Byron R. White, and spent six years as an attorney for the Environmental Defense Fund. He has served as a visiting professor at Harvard Law School and Georgetown University Law Center. He is the principal author of the most widely used environmental law casebook. He was a J. William Fulbright Scholar at the China University of Political Science and Law in Beijing in 2008 and has worked with the China Council on International Cooperation for Environment and Development, the National People’s Congress, and the Chinese Ministry of Environmental Protection. He has lectured at more than 20 Chinese universities and in 2009 he represented the U.S. State Department on a lecture tour of China. Professor Percival earned his BA degree from Macalester College and his MA and JD degrees from Stanford University.
Poleman Lecturer, Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources, University of VermontGP0|#80a2dac1-588e-4edc-b51d-aec40d22c160;L0|#080a2dac1-588e-4edc-b51d-aec40d22c160|Science and the Law;GTSet|#d472df4a-bfc1-44e1-aba0-d9d3ce47ddf9;GP0|#3bd4c492-a3a6-4f19-91d8-a1f6097d4ef0;L0|#03bd4c492-a3a6-4f19-91d8-a1f6097d4ef0|Natural Resources Law and Management<img alt="" src="" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />GP0|#72026059-ed56-4968-9c23-a14bc5443141;L0|#072026059-ed56-4968-9c23-a14bc5443141|Summer Session;GTSet|#8ed8c9ea-7052-4c1d-a4d7-b9c10bffea6fWalter PolemanGP0|#c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391;L0|#0c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391|Adjunct Faculty;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1Poleman,WalterProfessor Poleman teaches courses in integrated field science, landscape ecology, and measurements and mapping of natural resources. He also serves as the director of the Place-based Landscape Analysis and Community Engagement (PLACE) Program, a partnership of University of Vermont and Shelburne Farms, which provides local residents with a forum for exploring and understanding the natural and cultural history of their town landscape. He received his BS degree in biology from Cornell University, and his MS and PhD degrees from the University of Vermont.
Renner Professor and Clinical LeadGP0|#8e206ee9-1267-4189-b378-b8a33a45ad76;L0|#08e206ee9-1267-4189-b378-b8a33a45ad76|Clinical Legal Education;GTSet|#d472df4a-bfc1-44e1-aba0-d9d3ce47ddf9;GP0|#26397091-a15e-4893-84d3-76b2280ea2c4;L0|#026397091-a15e-4893-84d3-76b2280ea2c4|Environmental and Securities Legislation<img alt="" src="" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />GP0|#82b45adc-2598-4681-a1b3-723e7e8a17f5;L0|#082b45adc-2598-4681-a1b3-723e7e8a17f5|Center for Agriculture and Food Systems;GTSet|#8ed8c9ea-7052-4c1d-a4d7-b9c10bffea6fJamie RennerGP0|#84094f35-8eaa-4481-b414-8bc4beec3f97;L0|#084094f35-8eaa-4481-b414-8bc4beec3f97|Faculty;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1Renner,JamieVermont Law SchoolJamie Renner is an Assistant Professor of Law and supervises the new Food & Agriculture Clinic at VLS’ Center for Agriculture and Food Systems. Previously, Jamie was a Litigation Associate at the New York office of an international law firm. There, he represented public and private energy corporations in government investigations regarding environmental, securities and investor protection matters. Prior to his work at the firm, Jamie was a law clerk to the Honorable Phyllis D. Thompson at the District of Columbia Court of Appeals.
Rick and Managing Director, North Common AssociatesGP0|#2d21086f-0a20-47c2-b3f4-f6e200837d80;L0|#02d21086f-0a20-47c2-b3f4-f6e200837d80|Nonprofit Corporations;GTSet|#d472df4a-bfc1-44e1-aba0-d9d3ce47ddf9<img alt="" src="" width="180" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />GP0|#72026059-ed56-4968-9c23-a14bc5443141;L0|#072026059-ed56-4968-9c23-a14bc5443141|Summer Session;GTSet|#8ed8c9ea-7052-4c1d-a4d7-b9c10bffea6fCaleb Rick '88GP0|#c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391;L0|#0c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391|Adjunct Faculty;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1Rick,CalebMr. Rick has counseled hundreds of charity leaders and is a highly regarded speaker on legacy giving, endowments, resource development, and non-profit management. Prior to forming his firm, he served as the national director of planned giving and charitable gift counsel for the Sierra Club. Previously, he directed the planned giving programs for the University of California - San Francisco and UC Medical Center; and the annual giving programs for Dartmouth Medical School and Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center. Before he began his career in the non-profit sector, he served on the staff of the New York State Lieutenant Governor and the New York Attorney General. Mr. Rick earned his AB degree from Middlebury College, his JD degree from Vermont Law School, and a certificate from the Coro Foundation’s City Focus Program.
Rushlow Attorney and Director, Farm and Food Initiative, Conservation Law FoundationGP0|#07026a36-6b50-4498-b724-b5e370b99561;L0|#007026a36-6b50-4498-b724-b5e370b99561|Food Law and Policy;GTSet|#d472df4a-bfc1-44e1-aba0-d9d3ce47ddf9<img alt="" src="" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />GP0|#72026059-ed56-4968-9c23-a14bc5443141;L0|#072026059-ed56-4968-9c23-a14bc5443141|Summer Session;GTSet|#8ed8c9ea-7052-4c1d-a4d7-b9c10bffea6fJennifer RushlowRushlow,JenniferJenny Rushlow is a Staff Attorney and Director of the Farm & Food Initiative at Conservation Law Foundation (CLF). CLF is a New England-wide environmental advocacy organization, based in Boston. Jenny leads CLF’s agriculture and food system advocacy as well as advocacy on clean vehicles and transportation fuels. Before joining CLF, Jenny was an associate at Anderson & Kreiger LLP in Cambridge, MA, where she worked on a range of environmental and land use issues for public and private clients. Jenny is a member of the Board of Directors for Alternatives for Community and Environment (ACE), an environmental justice organization in Roxbury. Jenny holds a JD from Northeastern University School of Law, a Masters in Public Health from Tufts University School of Medicine, and a BA from Oberlin College.
Ryan Law LibrarianGP0|#677f9549-ceda-46df-bd17-966553bb3b71;L0|#0677f9549-ceda-46df-bd17-966553bb3b71|Legal Research Instruction;GTSet|#d472df4a-bfc1-44e1-aba0-d9d3ce47ddf9<img alt="" src="" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />GP0|#801b292d-d400-4342-ab64-1a75ee2cf45f;L0|#0801b292d-d400-4342-ab64-1a75ee2cf45f|Julien and Virginia Cornell Library;GTSet|#8ed8c9ea-7052-4c1d-a4d7-b9c10bffea6fChristine RyanGP0|#cb05074e-e6ce-4d37-9bf9-95e94dcd7712;L0|#0cb05074e-e6ce-4d37-9bf9-95e94dcd7712|Staff;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1Ryan,ChristineChristine Ryan is an experienced legal research instructor at Vermont Law School, where she teaches a general legal research course and an advanced environmental legal research course as well as individualized environmental law research sessions and workshops. She has created and continues to expand the VLS Environmental Law Research Sources database, which links to selected Internet resources that support the practice of environmental law. She develops the environmental law collection of electronic resources and books for the VLS Library and provides information services to the VLS community. She serves as research consultant to the Vermont Journal of Environmental Law.
Sheehan Director, Earth Law CenterGP0|#f20b7276-47f3-47ad-a1c2-896a011d7be8;L0|#0f20b7276-47f3-47ad-a1c2-896a011d7be8|Environmental Law;GTSet|#d472df4a-bfc1-44e1-aba0-d9d3ce47ddf9;GP0|#5e903361-e236-40be-8763-90941358824d;L0|#05e903361-e236-40be-8763-90941358824d|Environmental Ethics<img alt="" src="" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />GP0|#72026059-ed56-4968-9c23-a14bc5443141;L0|#072026059-ed56-4968-9c23-a14bc5443141|Summer Session;GTSet|#8ed8c9ea-7052-4c1d-a4d7-b9c10bffea6fLinda SheehanGP0|#c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391;L0|#0c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391|Adjunct Faculty;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1Sheehan,LindaMs. Sheehan works to develop and implement new legal models that acknowledge the natural world’s inherent rights to exist, thrive, and evolve. Prior to Earth Law Center, she was executive director of the California Coastkeeper Alliance and Pacific Region director for the Ocean Conservancy. She has successfully advanced legislation, policy, and litigation initiatives to improve waterway health, provide monitoring data to the public, designate marine parks, and create new environmental funding. Ms. Sheehan earned her BS degree from MIT, and her MPP and JD degrees from the University of California, Berkeley.
Sovacool Professor and Senior Fellow for Energy Security and JusticeGP0|#29796484-c7b0-4e0f-b726-9521ae4574f3;L0|#029796484-c7b0-4e0f-b726-9521ae4574f3|Energy Law and Regulation;GTSet|#d472df4a-bfc1-44e1-aba0-d9d3ce47ddf9<img alt="" src="" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />GP0|#27981817-21b8-4cad-834e-6411629898de;L0|#027981817-21b8-4cad-834e-6411629898de|Institute for Energy & The Environment;GTSet|#8ed8c9ea-7052-4c1d-a4d7-b9c10bffea6fBenjamin SovacoolGP0|#c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391;L0|#0c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391|Adjunct Faculty;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1Sovacool,BenjaminDr. Benjamin K. Sovacool is Director of the Danish Center for Energy Technologies at AU-Herning and a Professor of Business and Social Sciences at Aarhus University in Denmark. He is also Associate Professor of Law at Vermont Law School and Director of the Energy Security and Justice Program at their Institute for Energy and the Environment, as well as the Editor-in-Chief of the peer-reviewed international journal Energy Research & Social Science. Professor Sovacool works as a researcher, consultant, and teacher on issues pertaining to renewable energy and energy efficiency, the politics of large-scale energy infrastructure, designing public policy to improve energy security and access to electricity, and building adaptive capacity to the consequences of climate change. He is a former Eugene P. Wigner Fellow at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, as well as the recipient of large research grants from the MacArthur Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, U.S. National Science Foundation, and U.S. Department of Energy, among others. He has consulted for the Asian Development Bank, International Fund for Agricultural Development, United Nations Capital Development Fund, United Nations Development Program, and United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific on energy poverty, governance, and security issues. He is also the author of more than 250 peer-reviewed academic articles, book chapters, and reports, including solely authored pieces in Nature and Science. In addition, he is the author, coauthor, editor, or coeditor of 17 books, including Climate Change and Global Energy Security (MIT Press), Energy Poverty (Oxford University Press), Global Energy Justice (Cambridge University Press), and Fact and Fiction in Global Energy Policy (Johns Hopkins University Press). He received his PhD in science and technology studies from the Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University in Blacksburg, Virginia.
Sutton President, Pacific Flyway, National Audubon SocietyGP0|#d6374322-8287-498d-9c72-642080df6a4b;L0|#0d6374322-8287-498d-9c72-642080df6a4b|Ocean and Coastal Resources;GTSet|#d472df4a-bfc1-44e1-aba0-d9d3ce47ddf9<img alt="" src="" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />GP0|#72026059-ed56-4968-9c23-a14bc5443141;L0|#072026059-ed56-4968-9c23-a14bc5443141|Summer Session;GTSet|#8ed8c9ea-7052-4c1d-a4d7-b9c10bffea6fMike SuttonGP0|#c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391;L0|#0c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391|Adjunct Faculty;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1Sutton,MikeMr. Sutton currently serves as President of the California Fish and Game Commission. He recently edited a book, Ocean and Coastal Law and Policy, published by the American Bar Association. Previously, Sutton served for eight years as vice president of the Monterey Bay Aquarium where he founded the Center for the Future of the Oceans, the Aquarium’s conservation advocacy arm. Before that, Sutton helped establish ocean conservation programs at the David and Lucile Packard Foundation and the World Wildlife Fund, where he founded the Marine Stewardship Council. Sutton has served as a special agent with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and as a park ranger with the National Park Service. He received his BS degree in wildlife biology from Utah State University and his JD degree from George Washington University.
Tabas Counsel, The Nature ConservancyGP0|#67d68ce9-0e34-4d42-9bda-6002cf2c54b4;L0|#067d68ce9-0e34-4d42-9bda-6002cf2c54b4|Land Conservation;GTSet|#d472df4a-bfc1-44e1-aba0-d9d3ce47ddf9;GP0|#194e2e8f-62e9-4621-b333-9776eaa5c0e8;L0|#0194e2e8f-62e9-4621-b333-9776eaa5c0e8|Taxation and Tax Policy<img alt="" src="" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />GP0|#72026059-ed56-4968-9c23-a14bc5443141;L0|#072026059-ed56-4968-9c23-a14bc5443141|Summer Session;GTSet|#8ed8c9ea-7052-4c1d-a4d7-b9c10bffea6fPhilip TabasGP0|#c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391;L0|#0c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391|Adjunct Faculty;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1Tabas,PhilipAs the chief legal officer, Mr. Tabas oversees the work of the Conservancy’s worldwide legal department, which provides a full range of legal services in support of the Conservancy’s global conservation mission. He has been with the Conservancy for 31 years and has held a range of positions in the organization in the areas of legal services, land protection, government relations, compatible economic development, and conservation planning. He has been directly involved in numerous private land conservation and compatible development projects. He has also worked to secure changes in Federal, state, and international tax legislation and policy to encourage conservation activities. Mr. Tabas received his BA degree from Pennsylvania State University, his JD from the George Washington University, a Master of Land Use Planning from the University of Pennsylvania, and his LLM in tax law from Boston University Law School.
Tuholske of Water and Justice ProgramGP0|#25eff53d-8c11-4cac-88d7-8c0b3b4a704b;L0|#025eff53d-8c11-4cac-88d7-8c0b3b4a704b|Environmental Litigation and Mediation;GTSet|#d472df4a-bfc1-44e1-aba0-d9d3ce47ddf9<img alt="" src="" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Jack TuholskeGP0|#84094f35-8eaa-4481-b414-8bc4beec3f97;L0|#084094f35-8eaa-4481-b414-8bc4beec3f97|Faculty;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1Tuholske,JackJack Tuholske is a private practitioner in Missoula, Mont. He is a visiting professor at Vermont Law School and the University of Montana Law School. He specializes in public interest environmental litigation throughout the West. He has been lead counsel for more than 45 published decisions, including seminal decisions in Montana environmental, land use, and constitutional law, as well as cases under the federal Endangered Species, Clean Water, and National Environmental Policy acts.
Vesilind Professor and Scholar in Residence, University of Arkansas School of LawGP0|#02cbc0ac-d5ad-4f4b-af34-04cab32af18d;L0|#002cbc0ac-d5ad-4f4b-af34-04cab32af18d|Animal Law;GTSet|#d472df4a-bfc1-44e1-aba0-d9d3ce47ddf9;GP0|#07026a36-6b50-4498-b724-b5e370b99561;L0|#007026a36-6b50-4498-b724-b5e370b99561|Food Law and Policy<img alt="" src="" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />GP0|#72026059-ed56-4968-9c23-a14bc5443141;L0|#072026059-ed56-4968-9c23-a14bc5443141|Summer Session;GTSet|#8ed8c9ea-7052-4c1d-a4d7-b9c10bffea6fPamela Vesilind '08GP0|#c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391;L0|#0c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391|Adjunct Faculty;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1Vesilind,PamelaProfessor Vesilind is an expert in animal law and food law; her focus has been on animals in agriculture, conflicts between animal rights and the First and Fourth Amendments, the public trust doctrine, and food labeling law. She joined the VLS faculty in 2009 as the assistant director of the Academic Success Program, where she taught Legal Methods and developed a program to accelerate first-year mastery of basic legal analysis, writing, and study skills. Professor Vesilind earned her BA degree from Guilford College and her JD degree from Vermont Law School. She is a candidate for an LLM in Food and Agriculture Law from the University of Arkansas School of Law.
Weaver White Professor of Law, University of Houston Law CenterGP0|#29796484-c7b0-4e0f-b726-9521ae4574f3;L0|#029796484-c7b0-4e0f-b726-9521ae4574f3|Energy Law and Regulation;GTSet|#d472df4a-bfc1-44e1-aba0-d9d3ce47ddf9<img alt="" src="" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />GP0|#72026059-ed56-4968-9c23-a14bc5443141;L0|#072026059-ed56-4968-9c23-a14bc5443141|Summer Session;GTSet|#8ed8c9ea-7052-4c1d-a4d7-b9c10bffea6fJacqueline WeaverGP0|#c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391;L0|#0c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391|Adjunct Faculty;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1Weaver,JacquelineJacqueline L. Weaver is the A.A. White Professor of Law at the University of Houston Law Center. Her teaching and research interests cover oil and gas law, energy law and policy, international petroleum, and environmental and natural resources law. She is a co-author of Smith and Weaver, The Texas Law of Oil and Gas; a casebook titled Energy, Economics and the Environment; and the treatise International Petroleum Exploration & Exploitation Agreements (Barrows 2009). She has written articles on offshore safety after the Macondo disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, energy markets, sustainable development in the international petroleum industry, comparative unitization laws, energy policy, and traditional oil and gas law topics. She has lectured on topics in international petroleum transactions in Africa (Uganda, Namibia, and Luanda), Kazakhstan (as a Fulbright scholar), Lisbon, and Bangkok. Professor Weaver holds a B.A. in Economics from Harvard University and a J.D. degree from the University of Houston.
Weissman of the Energy Program and Lecturer in Residence, University of California Berkeley School of LawGP0|#29796484-c7b0-4e0f-b726-9521ae4574f3;L0|#029796484-c7b0-4e0f-b726-9521ae4574f3|Energy Law and Regulation;GTSet|#d472df4a-bfc1-44e1-aba0-d9d3ce47ddf9;GP0|#c55b4fa3-1f94-4393-970f-45ba26f29259;L0|#0c55b4fa3-1f94-4393-970f-45ba26f29259|Administrative Law;GP0|#3bd4c492-a3a6-4f19-91d8-a1f6097d4ef0;L0|#03bd4c492-a3a6-4f19-91d8-a1f6097d4ef0|Natural Resources Law and Management;GP0|#17808b30-1504-4ec0-a667-119e723c08ee;L0|#017808b30-1504-4ec0-a667-119e723c08ee|Alternative Dispute Resolution<img alt="" src="" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />GP0|#72026059-ed56-4968-9c23-a14bc5443141;L0|#072026059-ed56-4968-9c23-a14bc5443141|Summer Session;GTSet|#8ed8c9ea-7052-4c1d-a4d7-b9c10bffea6fSteven WeissmanGP0|#c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391;L0|#0c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391|Adjunct Faculty;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1Weissman,StevenProfessor Weissman is an energy and environmental attorney, and former administrative law judge at the California Public Utilities Commission (PUC). In addition, he previously served as principal consultant to the California State Assembly’s Committee on Natural Resources. He is a member of the mediation panel for the U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, and creator of the California PUC’s alternative dispute resolution program. In addition, he served as legal director for the Local Government Commission, an environmental and social policy think tank, providing assistance to local governments. He received his BA degree from the University of Michigan, his JD degree from the University of California at Davis, and his MPA degree from Harvard University.
West, General Practice ProgramGP0|#60299164-3d95-4019-9e28-36eda6e713dc;L0|#060299164-3d95-4019-9e28-36eda6e713dc|Criminal Law and Procedure;GTSet|#d472df4a-bfc1-44e1-aba0-d9d3ce47ddf9<img alt="" src="" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />GP0|#464369c4-d051-409e-a704-4b2a7f216836;L0|#0464369c4-d051-409e-a704-4b2a7f216836|General Practice Program;GTSet|#8ed8c9ea-7052-4c1d-a4d7-b9c10bffea6fJessica WestGP0|#84094f35-8eaa-4481-b414-8bc4beec3f97;L0|#084094f35-8eaa-4481-b414-8bc4beec3f97|Faculty;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1West,JessicaEverything Professor West teaches and writes is informed by fifteen years litigating complex civil and criminal matters. During her career as a litigator, she successfully represented clients in numerous high-profile cases, fighting on behalf of employees of large corporations, school students exposed to toxic chemicals, lawyers arrested for protest and individuals facing the death penalty. Developing a reputation as a smart and tireless advocate, West was a lawyer called upon to teach, lecture and testify on issues relating to appellate practice, criminal defense representation standards, death penalty procedures, DNA and other scientific evidence.
Wirth of Law, Boston College Law SchoolGP0|#24698cac-4c16-4e5c-824e-8c82e9c47415;L0|#024698cac-4c16-4e5c-824e-8c82e9c47415|International Environmental Law;GTSet|#d472df4a-bfc1-44e1-aba0-d9d3ce47ddf9;GP0|#c55b4fa3-1f94-4393-970f-45ba26f29259;L0|#0c55b4fa3-1f94-4393-970f-45ba26f29259|Administrative Law;GP0|#f20b7276-47f3-47ad-a1c2-896a011d7be8;L0|#0f20b7276-47f3-47ad-a1c2-896a011d7be8|Environmental Law<img alt="" src="" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />GP0|#72026059-ed56-4968-9c23-a14bc5443141;L0|#072026059-ed56-4968-9c23-a14bc5443141|Summer Session;GTSet|#8ed8c9ea-7052-4c1d-a4d7-b9c10bffea6fDavid WirthGP0|#c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391;L0|#0c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391|Adjunct Faculty;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1Wirth,DavidProfessor Wirth teaches environmental, administrative, public international, and foreign relations law. Previously, he was senior attorney and codirector of international programs for the Natural Resources Defense Council and attorney-advisor for Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs for the U.S. Department of State. He is the author of more than five dozen books, articles, and reports on international environmental law and policy for both legal and popular audiences. A graduate of Yale Law School, he holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in chemistry from Princeton and Harvard, respectively.
Zhao Professor of Law, Shanghai Jiaotong UniversityGP0|#d781f9d5-d7dd-42eb-ae3f-b4ea364e6042;L0|#0d781f9d5-d7dd-42eb-ae3f-b4ea364e6042|China and the Environment;GTSet|#d472df4a-bfc1-44e1-aba0-d9d3ce47ddf9;GP0|#f20b7276-47f3-47ad-a1c2-896a011d7be8;L0|#0f20b7276-47f3-47ad-a1c2-896a011d7be8|Environmental Law;GP0|#29796484-c7b0-4e0f-b726-9521ae4574f3;L0|#029796484-c7b0-4e0f-b726-9521ae4574f3|Energy Law and Regulation;GP0|#3bd4c492-a3a6-4f19-91d8-a1f6097d4ef0;L0|#03bd4c492-a3a6-4f19-91d8-a1f6097d4ef0|Natural Resources Law and Management<img alt="" src="" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />GP0|#72026059-ed56-4968-9c23-a14bc5443141;L0|#072026059-ed56-4968-9c23-a14bc5443141|Summer Session;GTSet|#8ed8c9ea-7052-4c1d-a4d7-b9c10bffea6fHuiyu ZhaoGP0|#c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391;L0|#0c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391|Adjunct Faculty;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1Zhao,HuiyuProfessor Zhao’s areas of expertise include environmental law, energy law, natural resources law, and the Chinese judicial system and reform. Her published textbooks include Legal Study on Ecosystem Management and Environmental Resources Law. She also has numerous journal and news articles published. From 2012-2013, she served as a visiting scholar at the University of Maryland School of Law. She earned her BE degree from Henan Institute of Finance and Economics, her LLM degree in Economic Law from Zhengzhou University, and her DrJur in Environmental Law from Wuhan University.