Baurhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/People/DispForm.aspx?ID=203BaurPartnerGP0|#d6374322-8287-498d-9c72-642080df6a4b;L0|#0d6374322-8287-498d-9c72-642080df6a4b|Ocean and Coastal Resources;GTSet|#d472df4a-bfc1-44e1-aba0-d9d3ce47ddf9<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/Baur_Don_2.jpg" width="192" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Don 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,DonPerkins CoieMr. 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.
Bergerhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/People/DispForm.aspx?ID=204BergerRetired 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="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/trustees/Berger_Glenn.jpg" 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.
Chenhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/People/DispForm.aspx?ID=424ChenJustin Smith Morrill Chair in LawGP0|#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="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/Chen_Jim.jpeg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />James 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,JamesMichigan State UniversityAn 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.
Coppesshttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/People/DispForm.aspx?ID=417CoppessClinical Assistant Professor of Law and PolicyGP0|#07026a36-6b50-4498-b724-b5e370b99561;L0|#007026a36-6b50-4498-b724-b5e370b99561|Food Law and Policy;GTSet|#d472df4a-bfc1-44e1-aba0-d9d3ce47ddf9<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/Coppess_Jonathan.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Jonathan 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,JonathanUniversity of IllinoisJonathan 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.
Costantinohttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/People/DispForm.aspx?ID=212CostantinoCounselGP0|#6c8f1e1a-7acb-45c0-91e7-97b5436bce36;L0|#06c8f1e1a-7acb-45c0-91e7-97b5436bce36|Mediation;GTSet|#d472df4a-bfc1-44e1-aba0-d9d3ce47ddf9<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/Costantino_Cathy.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Cathy A. CostantinoGP0|#c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391;L0|#0c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391|Adjunct Faculty;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1Costantino,CathyFederal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)Ms. Costantino handles complex dispute resolution and litigation matters for the FDIC. She is an adjunct professor at Georgetown University Law School (where she received the Distinguished Adjunct Faculty Award for Teaching) and Fordham Law School and guest lectures at Harvard Law School.
Dunnhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/People/DispForm.aspx?ID=503DunnPresident and CEOGP0|#29796484-c7b0-4e0f-b726-9521ae4574f3;L0|#029796484-c7b0-4e0f-b726-9521ae4574f3|Energy Law and Regulation;GTSet|#d472df4a-bfc1-44e1-aba0-d9d3ce47ddf9<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/Dunn_Tom.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Tom DunnGP0|#c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391;L0|#0c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391|Adjunct Faculty;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1Dunn,TomVermont Electric CompanyMr. Dunn currently serves as President and CEO of Vermont Electric Power Company (VELCO). Mr. Dunn joined VELCO in 2000 and advanced through several positions within the Company including: Director of Capital Projects, Vice President for Transmission Services, and Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining VELCO, Mr. Dunn was the Chief Engineer at the Vermont Public Service Department from 1992-2000. From 1985 to 1990 Mr. Dunn was a Field Engineer at the Massachusetts Electric Department. Mr. Dunn is a graduate of the Massachusetts Maritime Academy and has an MBA from Boston College.
Dworkinhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/People/DispForm.aspx?ID=12DworkinFounderGP0|#29796484-c7b0-4e0f-b726-9521ae4574f3;L0|#029796484-c7b0-4e0f-b726-9521ae4574f3|Energy Law and Regulation;GTSet|#d472df4a-bfc1-44e1-aba0-d9d3ce47ddf9<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/Dworkin_Michael.jpg" 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.
Eichenberghttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/People/DispForm.aspx?ID=259EichenbergEnvironmental LawyerGP0|#d6374322-8287-498d-9c72-642080df6a4b;L0|#0d6374322-8287-498d-9c72-642080df6a4b|Ocean and Coastal Resources;GTSet|#d472df4a-bfc1-44e1-aba0-d9d3ce47ddf9<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/Eichenberg_Tim.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Tim 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,TimSan Francisco Bay Conservation and Development CommissionTim 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.
Eubankshttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/People/DispForm.aspx?ID=214EubanksPartnerGP0|#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="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/Eubanks_William.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />William 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,WilliamMeyer Glitzenstein & Eubanks LLPMr. 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.
Foyhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/People/DispForm.aspx?ID=217FoyAssociate ProfessorGP0|#f20b7276-47f3-47ad-a1c2-896a011d7be8;L0|#0f20b7276-47f3-47ad-a1c2-896a011d7be8|Environmental Law;GTSet|#d472df4a-bfc1-44e1-aba0-d9d3ce47ddf9<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/Foy_Kevin.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Kevin 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,KevinNorth Carolina Central University School of LawProfessor 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. 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. Land use and environmental justice are his research and writing interests, as illustrated by his participation in the Duke Environmental Law and Policy Forum panel discussing “Balancing Multiple Goals at the Local Level: Water Quality, Water Equity, and Water Conservation” (February 2016), and his article on “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.
Hillhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/People/DispForm.aspx?ID=225HillDeputy Assistant AdministratorGP0|#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="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/Hill_Randolph.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Randolph 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,RandolphOffice of International and Tribal Affairs, U.S. EPAMr. Hill assumed his current position at EPA in 2015, where he provides executive leadership for EPA’s programs partnering with sovereign Tribal and foreign nations to protect human health and the environment in federal Indian Country and around the world. Prior to that, he held a variety of senior leadership positions at EPA, including serving as a Judge on EPA’s Environmental Appeals Board, Deputy Director of the Office of Civil Enforcement managing EPA's civil enforcement of the major environmental statutes, and Deputy Director and Acting Director of the Office of Wastewater Management leading EPA’s clean water permitting and wastewater infrastructure programs. Mr. Hill also spent over sixteen years in EPA’s Office of General Counsel serving as the agency’s national legal expert for many issues under the Clean Water Act, Safe Drinking Water Act, and RCRA. He has taught environmental law at Tulane University and Catholic University of America, and public administration at the University of Maryland, University College, where he is a past finalist for the Excellence in Teaching Award. Mr. Hill obtained his JD and Master of Public Policy degrees from the University of California, Berkeley, where he was elected to the Order of the Coif.
Jayhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/People/DispForm.aspx?ID=228JayFounding PartnerGP0|#67d68ce9-0e34-4d42-9bda-6002cf2c54b4;L0|#067d68ce9-0e34-4d42-9bda-6002cf2c54b4|Land Conservation;GTSet|#d472df4a-bfc1-44e1-aba0-d9d3ce47ddf9<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/Jay_Jessica.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Jessica 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,JessicaConservation Law, P.C.Jessica 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.
Johnstonehttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/People/DispForm.aspx?ID=504JohnstoneExecutive DirectorGP0|#29796484-c7b0-4e0f-b726-9521ae4574f3;L0|#029796484-c7b0-4e0f-b726-9521ae4574f3|Energy Law and Regulation;GTSet|#d472df4a-bfc1-44e1-aba0-d9d3ce47ddf9<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/Johnstone_Scott.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Scott JohnstoneGP0|#c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391;L0|#0c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391|Adjunct Faculty;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1Johnstone,ScottVermont Energy Investment CorporationScott is a strong leader in guiding complex organizations through long-term transformational periods in the private and public sectors. He is committed to public service and good governance. These elements have driven his decision-making in improving the quality and effectiveness of the organizations he has led.
Joneshttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/People/DispForm.aspx?ID=26Jones DirectorGP0|#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="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/Jones_Kevin.jpg" 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 B. Jones is the Director of the Institute for Energy and the Environment at Vermont Law School. At the IEE, Kevin leads the Smart Grid Project and the Energy Clinic and is co-author of the book from Praeger, “A Smarter, Greener Grid: Forging Environmental Progress through Smart Energy Policies and Technologies.” Kevin is also a Senior Fellow with the New Economy Law Center at Vermont Law School and a Lecturer in the University of Vermont's Sustainable Entrepreneurship MBA program.
Judyhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/People/DispForm.aspx?ID=27JudyProfessor 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="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/Judy_Martha.jpg" 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.
Lambekhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/People/DispForm.aspx?ID=505LambekAssociateGP0|#07026a36-6b50-4498-b724-b5e370b99561;L0|#007026a36-6b50-4498-b724-b5e370b99561|Food Law and Policy;GTSet|#d472df4a-bfc1-44e1-aba0-d9d3ce47ddf9<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/Lambek_Nadia.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Nadia LambekGP0|#c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391;L0|#0c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391|Adjunct Faculty;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1Lambek,NadiaCavalluzzo Shilton McIntyre Cornish LLP, Barristers & SolicitorsNadia Lambek is a human rights lawyer, educator, researcher and advocate focused on food system transitions and the rights of working people. Nadia currently works as a lawyer, at Cavalluzzo Shilton McIntyre Cornish, a public interest law firm in Ontario, Canada. Her litigation practice focuses on the promotion and protection of workers' rights with a specialty in the areas of union-side labour law, constitutional law and equality rights. Nadia has served as an advisor to former United Nations Special Rapporteur on the right to food, Olivier De Schutter, and has also collaborated with a number of organizations, including FIAN International, Oxfam (Bangladesh), the Global Network on the Right to Food and Nutrition, and Canada Without Poverty, on projects related to promoting the right to food. Nadia’s publications include “Rethinking Food Systems: Structural Challenges, New Strategies and the Law” (Springer 2014) for which she was an editor and contributing author. In 2014, after broad consultation, she wrote a report entitled “10 Years of the Right to Adequate Food Guidelines: Progress, Obstacles and the Way Ahead”, for the Global Network on the Right to Food and Nutrition and the Civil Society Mechanism to the Committee on World Food Security (CFS). The report was presented at the 41st session of the CFS. Nadia is a former clerk of the Ontario Court of Appeal. She obtained a JD from Yale Law School, where she served as co-Editor-and-Chief of the Yale Human Rights and Development Law Journal, and a BA from Brown University in International Development Studies and Political Theory. She is a member of the Ontario and New York bars.
Lautzenheiserhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/People/DispForm.aspx?ID=229LautzenheiserCentral/Western Regional ScientistGP0|#80a2dac1-588e-4edc-b51d-aec40d22c160;L0|#080a2dac1-588e-4edc-b51d-aec40d22c160|Science and the Law;GTSet|#d472df4a-bfc1-44e1-aba0-d9d3ce47ddf9<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/Lautzenheiser_Tom.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Thomas 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,ThomasMassachusetts Audubon SocietyMr. 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.
MacKenziehttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/People/DispForm.aspx?ID=231MacKenzieFellow and Director of Studies in Environmental LawGP0|#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="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/MacKenzie_Catherine2.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Catherine 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,CatherineUniversity of CambridgeProfessor 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.
McCormackhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/People/DispForm.aspx?ID=37McCormackDeputy Vice Dean for Academic AffairsGP0|#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="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/McCormack_Beth.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />GP0|#00813655-f834-4b97-aa82-cba638ce172f;L0|#000813655-f834-4b97-aa82-cba638ce172f|Dean's Office;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 a Professor of Law and the Assistant Director of the Legal Writing Department. She joined the VLS faculty in 2011. For the 2012-2013 academic year, she served as the Assistant Director of the Academic Success Department. From 2001-2011, Professor 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 adjunct professor at Boston University School of Law, where she taught Legal Research and Writing to first-year law students. In 2007, Professor McCormack served as a special assistant district attorney at the Middlesex District Attorney's Office for a six-month term, where she took more than 20 criminal cases to trial. She is admitted to practice in Massachusetts, before the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, and the First Circuit Court of Appeals.
McHenryhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/People/DispForm.aspx?ID=260McHenryPartnerGP0|#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="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/McHenry_Thomas.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Thomas 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,ThomasGibson, Dunn & CrutcherMr. 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.
Orellanahttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/People/DispForm.aspx?ID=232OrellanaSenior Attorney and DirectorGP0|#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="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/Orellana_Marcos.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Marcos 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,MarcosHuman Rights and the Environment Program, Center for International Environmental LawDr. 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.
Percivalhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/People/DispForm.aspx?ID=233PercivalDirector of the Environmental Law Program and Robert F. Stanton Professor 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="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/Percival_Robert.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Robert 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,RobertUniversity of Maryland Francis King Carey School of LawProfessor 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.
Polemanhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/People/DispForm.aspx?ID=235PolemanSenior LecturerGP0|#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="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/Poleman_Walter.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Walter 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,WalterRubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources, University of VermontProfessor 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.
Roothttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/People/DispForm.aspx?ID=506RootChief Operating OfficerGP0|#29796484-c7b0-4e0f-b726-9521ae4574f3;L0|#029796484-c7b0-4e0f-b726-9521ae4574f3|Energy Law and Regulation;GTSet|#d472df4a-bfc1-44e1-aba0-d9d3ce47ddf9<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/Root_Chris.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Chris RootGP0|#c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391;L0|#0c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391|Adjunct Faculty;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1Root,ChrisVermont Electric Power CompanyMr. Root joined VELCO as Chief Operating Officer in March 2014. He previously served as Senior Vice President of Network Strategy, a branch of National Grid. Mr. Root holds a masters in engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a bachelor of science in electrical engineering from Northeastern University. He completed the Program for Management Development at Harvard University Graduate School of Business and has authored, co-authored and presented papers at various forums.
Ruhlhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/People/DispForm.aspx?ID=238RuhlDavid Daniels Allen Distinguished Chair of Law; Director, Program on Law and Innovation; Co-director, Energy, Environment and Land Use Program<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/Ruhl_JB.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />J.B. RuhlGP0|#c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391;L0|#0c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391|Adjunct Faculty;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1Ruhl,J.B.Vanderbilt Law SchoolJ. B. Ruhl is an expert in environmental, natural resources and property law, and also studies the legal industry and legal technology. He was named director of Vanderbilt's Program on Law and Innovation in 2014 and serves as the Co-director of the Energy, Environment and Land Use Program.
Rushlowhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/People/DispForm.aspx?ID=423RushlowStaff Attorney and Director, Farm and Food InitiativeGP0|#07026a36-6b50-4498-b724-b5e370b99561;L0|#007026a36-6b50-4498-b724-b5e370b99561|Food Law and Policy;GTSet|#d472df4a-bfc1-44e1-aba0-d9d3ce47ddf9<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/Rushlow_Jennifer.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Jennifer RushlowRushlow,JenniferConservation Law FoundationJenny 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.
Ryanhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/People/DispForm.aspx?ID=132RyanEnvironmental Law LibrarianGP0|#677f9549-ceda-46df-bd17-966553bb3b71;L0|#0677f9549-ceda-46df-bd17-966553bb3b71|Legal Research Instruction;GTSet|#d472df4a-bfc1-44e1-aba0-d9d3ce47ddf9;GP0|#b528e634-0ecb-4fea-89fa-fcc517497cfd;L0|#0b528e634-0ecb-4fea-89fa-fcc517497cfd|Environmental Law Resources<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/Ryan_Christine.jpg" 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|#84094f35-8eaa-4481-b414-8bc4beec3f97;L0|#084094f35-8eaa-4481-b414-8bc4beec3f97|Faculty;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1Ryan,ChristineAs the Environmental Law Librarian and an adjunct law professor at Vermont Law School, Christine Ryan teaches the 1L Introduction to Legal Research course and Advanced Environmental Legal Research as well as individualized environmental law research sessions and workshops.
Salzmanhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/People/DispForm.aspx?ID=488SalzmanDonald Bren Distinguished Professor of Environmental LawGP0|#43451e85-4fc8-473c-9573-d55cae6406b4;L0|#043451e85-4fc8-473c-9573-d55cae6406b4|Water Rights and Allocation;GTSet|#d472df4a-bfc1-44e1-aba0-d9d3ce47ddf9;GP0|#1f3909a7-ae1b-48ed-b902-b93e4acb5ada;L0|#01f3909a7-ae1b-48ed-b902-b93e4acb5ada|Ecosystem Services<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/Salzman_James.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />James SalzmanGP0|#c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391;L0|#0c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391|Adjunct Faculty;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1Salzman,JamesBren School of Environmental Science & Management, UCSB School of Law, UCLAProfessor Salzman is the inaugural Donald Bren Professor of Environmental Law and Policy with joint appointments at UCLA’s law school and UCSB’s school of the environment. In more the seventy articles and seven books, his broad-ranging scholarship has addressed topics spanning trade and environment conflicts, the history of drinking water, environmental protection in the service economy, wetlands mitigation banking, and the legal and institutional issues in creating markets for ecosystem services. A popular classroom teacher, Professor Salzman has twice been voted Professor of the Year by students. An honors graduate of Yale and Harvard, he has lectured on environmental law and policy on every continent except Antarctica and has served as a visiting professor at Yale, Stanford, Harvard as well as at universities in Australia, Sweden, Israel, Italy and Portugal. Prior to teaching, he worked for the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, the OECD, and as the European Environmental Manager for Johnson Wax.
Sheehanhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/People/DispForm.aspx?ID=241SheehanExecutive DirectorGP0|#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="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/Sheehan_Linda.JPG" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Linda 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,LindaEarth Law CenterMs. 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.
Shultzhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/People/DispForm.aspx?ID=525ShultzDemocratic Staff DirectorGP0|#07026a36-6b50-4498-b724-b5e370b99561;L0|#007026a36-6b50-4498-b724-b5e370b99561|Food Law and Policy;GTSet|#d472df4a-bfc1-44e1-aba0-d9d3ce47ddf9<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/Shultz_Joseph.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Joseph ShultzGP0|#c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391;L0|#0c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391|Adjunct Faculty;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1Shultz,JosephU.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and ForestryJoe Shultz serves as the Democratic Staff Director of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry under the leadership of Ranking Member Debbie Stabenow. As staff director, Shultz manages the legislative priorities of Ranking Member Stabenow, including the development of more sustainable and equitable food, conservation, and agricultural policies. He leads a team of twelve professional staff members guides the Democratic initiatives of the Committee in order to improve the health of America’s farms, families, economy, and environment. During the writing of the 2014 Farm Bill, Shultz served as the Committee’s Chief Economist and led the Committee’s work on issues related to the federal budget, commodity programs, federal crop insurance, and global food security. Prior to joining the Committee staff, Shultz served as a legislative assistant to U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown. Shultz grew up on a fourth generation family farm in western Ohio. He earned his bachelor's degree in agricultural economics from Ohio State University and his master's degree in applied economics from Cornell University.
Suttonhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/People/DispForm.aspx?ID=245SuttonVice PresidentGP0|#d6374322-8287-498d-9c72-642080df6a4b;L0|#0d6374322-8287-498d-9c72-642080df6a4b|Ocean and Coastal Resources;GTSet|#d472df4a-bfc1-44e1-aba0-d9d3ce47ddf9<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/Sutton_Michael.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Mike 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,MikePacific Flyway, National Audubon SocietyMr. Sutton currently serves as Vice President, Pacific Flyway with the National Audubon Society. 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.
Tabashttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/People/DispForm.aspx?ID=247TabasSpecial AdvisorGP0|#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="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/Tabas_Phil.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Philip 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,PhilipNorth American Conservation Region, The Nature ConservancyPhilip Tabas is Special Advisor with the North American Conservation Region of The Nature Conservancy in Arlington, VA. He served as the Conservancy’s General Counsel from 2003 to 2013. He has also held a range of legal and non-legal positions in TNC in the areas of land protection, government relations, compatible economic development and conservation planning. Philip has been with the Conservancy for thirty-five years.
Tuholskehttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/People/DispForm.aspx?ID=63TuholskeDirector, 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="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/Tuholske_Jack.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />GP0|#95d4928f-0d84-44e9-a0eb-f95f0e2d28af;L0|#095d4928f-0d84-44e9-a0eb-f95f0e2d28af|Environmental Law Center;GTSet|#8ed8c9ea-7052-4c1d-a4d7-b9c10bffea6fJack 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’s 30 year legal career has focused on public interest environmental litigation in state and federal court in Montana and the West. He has been lead counsel for over 50 published decisions, including over a dozen successful cases at the Montana Supreme Court in the fields of water law, land use, constitutional law and natural resource management. In recognition of his public interest work, he was awarded the William O. Douglas Award by the Sierra Club in 2002 and the Kerry Rydberg Award in 2010 by the University of Oregon Public Interest Environmental Law Conference.
Vesilindhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/People/DispForm.aspx?ID=249VesilindAttorneyGP0|#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;GP0|#69eb8357-9182-4dcf-905d-bfb48ec65ee4;L0|#069eb8357-9182-4dcf-905d-bfb48ec65ee4|Constitutional Law<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/Vesilind_Pamela.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Pamela 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,PamelaGerber Animal Law CenterProfessor Vesilind is an animal law attorney practicing in North Carolina. She teaches animal law, food law, and environmental law courses in the VLS summer residential and year-round distance learning programs. The majority of her scholarship addresses the regulatory and constitutional issues at the intersection of these three areas of the law: industrial animal agriculture. Previously, Vesilind was a visiting assistant professor at VLS (2009-2012) and at the University of Arkansas School of Law (2012-2014), where she earned an LLM in Agricultural & Food Law. She is licensed to practice in North Carolina and Vermont.
Weaverhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/People/DispForm.aspx?ID=250WeaverA.A. White Professor of LawGP0|#29796484-c7b0-4e0f-b726-9521ae4574f3;L0|#029796484-c7b0-4e0f-b726-9521ae4574f3|Energy Law and Regulation;GTSet|#d472df4a-bfc1-44e1-aba0-d9d3ce47ddf9<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/Weaver_Jacqueline.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Jacqueline 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,JacquelineUniversity of Houston Law CenterJacqueline 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.
Weissmanhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/People/DispForm.aspx?ID=251WeissmanDirector, American Jobs ProjectGP0|#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="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/Weissman_Steven.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Steven 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,StevenLecturer, UC Berkeley Goldman School of Public PolicyProfessor Weissman co-created and directed the Energy Law program at UC Berkeley School of Law. Currently, he serves as a Lecturer at UC Berkeley’s Goldman School of Public Policy and the Director of the American Jobs Project. He 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. In 2013, he was a Fulbright Scholar in Spain. 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.
Wirthhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/People/DispForm.aspx?ID=252WirthProfessor of LawGP0|#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="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/Wirth_David.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />David 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,DavidBoston College Law SchoolProfessor 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.
Wisehttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/People/DispForm.aspx?ID=253WisePresident<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/Wise_Steven.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Steven WiseGP0|#c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391;L0|#0c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391|Adjunct Faculty;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1Wise,StevenNonhuman Rights ProjectSteven M. Wise is the author of Rattling the Cage: Toward Legal Rights for Animals (2002), Drawing the Line: Science and the Case for Animal Rights (2002), Though the Heavens May Fall: The Landmark Trial That Led to the End of Human Slavery (2005), An American Trilogy: Death, Slavery, and Dominion along the Banks of the Cape Fear River (2009), and numerous law review articles. He has taught "Animal Rights Law" or "Animal Rights Jurisprudence" at the Harvard, Vermont, University of Miami, Lewis and Clark, John Marshall, and St. Thomas law schools, regularly lectures around the world on animal rights jurisprudence, and has practiced animal protection law throughout the United States for 35 years. The Nonhuman Rights Project continues to litigate their first landmark cases that demand legal personhood and such basic common law rights as bodily integrity and bodily liberty for a nonhuman animal, in their cases, chimpanzees in the state of New York. In 2016, "Unlocking the Cage," a film by Academy Award Winner DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus about the work of the Nonhuman Rights project, will debut on HBO.