Adamohttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/People/DispForm.aspx?ID=199AdamoFormer Chief of StaffGP0|#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/Adamo_Christopher.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Chris 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,ChrisWhite House Council on Environmental QualityChris Adamo was the chief of staff at the White House Council on Environmental Quality from 2015 until the end of the Obama Administration in 2017. He helped lead the President’s climate change and conservation agenda including efforts on climate resilience, federal land management, illegal fishing, large-scale ecosystem restoration, sustainable agriculture, water, and wildlife. Prior to his tenure with the Council on Environmental Quality, he led the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry as its staff director where among other issues helped pass the 2014 Farm Bill into law, which included new opportunities for landscape-scale conservation, historic investments in healthy and local foods, and agricultural subsidy reform. Chris began his career as a legislative counsel in U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow’s office in 2007, where he worked on the 2007 energy bill, the 2008 farm bill, the 2009-2010 energy and climate bill efforts, and various other conservation initiatives. He was born and raised outside Detroit, near the shores of Lake St. Clair, and graduated with a degree in economics and business from Kalamazoo College and a law degree from Vermont Law School.
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.
Borgstromhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/People/DispForm.aspx?ID=206BorgstromDirector, Partners for Community WellnessGP0|#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/Borgstrom_Karen.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Karen 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,KarenDartmouth Hitchcock Health SystemsBefore 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.
Cassutohttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/People/DispForm.aspx?ID=422CassutoProfessor of LawGP0|#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="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/Cassuto_David.JPG" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />David 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,DavidPace Law SchoolDavid 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 (www.animalblawg.wordpress.com), 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.
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 UniversityIn addition to his academic appointment, James Chen is of counsel to the Technology Law Group, a Washington, DC–based firm specializing in telecommunications law. His teaching experience and scholarship span topics such as administrative law, antitrust, behavioral and mathematical finance, agricultural law, constitutional law, economic regulation, environmental law, legislation, natural resources law, and state and local taxation. He edits the series on "Quantitative Perspectives on Behavioral Economics and Finance" for Palgrave Macmillan and is the author of the first two books in that series, Postmodern Portfolio Theory and Finance and the Behavioral Prospect. He is also the coauthor of Disaster Law and Policy (Aspen, 3d ed. 2016), the first book to address the legal issues surrounding natural disasters.
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.
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 LawKevin Foy teaches courses in environmental law, business associations, remedies, and torts. Prior to joining the NCCU faculty, 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 two recent articles: “Balancing Multiple Goals at the Local Level: Water Quality, Water Equity, and Water Conservation,” 26 Duke Journal of Environmental Law and Policy 241 (Spring 2016), and “Environmental Justice and Corporate Responsibility: Institutionalizing Normative Expectations,” 3 NCCU Environmental Law Reporter 1 (2016). Professor Foy has an undergraduate degree from Kenyon College and a law degree from NCCU.
Hillhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/People/DispForm.aspx?ID=224HillVisiting ScholarGP0|#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="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/Hill_Barry.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Barry 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,BarryEnvironmental Law InstitutePreviously, Mr. Hill was the senior counsel for environmental governance of the Office of International Affairs at the U.S. EPA. He also served as the director of the Office of Environmental Justice at the EPA; and the associate solicitor of the Division of Conservation and Wildlife, and director of the Office of Hearings and Appeals of the U.S. Department of the Interior.
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.
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. 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 China’s Supreme People’s Court, the National People’s Congress, the Chinese Ministry of Environmental Protection and the China Council on International Cooperation for Environment and Development. He has presented lectures at 27 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.
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.
Reiterhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/People/DispForm.aspx?ID=185ReiterAdjunct FacultyGP0|#d6374322-8287-498d-9c72-642080df6a4b;L0|#0d6374322-8287-498d-9c72-642080df6a4b|Ocean and Coastal Resources;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/Mooney_Sarah.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Sarah M. Reiter '13GP0|#c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391;L0|#0c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391|Adjunct Faculty;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1Reiter,SarahProfessor Reiter has experience in addressing complex environmental challenges. She returned to VLS in 2016 after working in the ocean conservation field for several years. While at NOAA’s Office of General Counsel, Stanford’s Center for Ocean Solutions, and the Monterey Bay Aquarium, Professor Reiter’s work spanned research on the ocean’s seafloor to its uppermost polar region, and played a role in the negotiation of several environmental agreements. She continues to collaborate with colleagues on ocean conservation initiatives through cross-disciplinary scholarship, which can be found in journals such as Science and Stanford Environmental Law Journal. Prior to working in ocean conservation, Professor Reiter served as a commissioned Air Force officer specializing in meteorology, where she managed an operational floor of scientists responsible for providing weather support to military bases west of the Mississippi. Professor Reiter received her BS degree from the U. S. Naval Academy, her MS degree from the College of Charleston, and her JD degree from Vermont Law School.
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.
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.
Scannellhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/People/DispForm.aspx?ID=239ScannellProfessor EmeritaYvonne ScannellGP0|#c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391;L0|#0c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391|Adjunct Faculty;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1Scannell,YvonneTrinity CollegeYvonne Scannell was Professor of Law and Director of the Centre for Environmental Law and Policy, Trinity College, Dublin until 2014. She now practices law with Arthur Cox, the leading Environmental Law firm in Ireland. She has written six books and numerous articles on environmental, natural resources and planning law and some on constitutional law. She has been consistently nominated as one of Ireland's leading environmental lawyers in Chambers and other professional surveys. She has served on the boards of several companies and is currently on the Board of Boliden Tara Mines. She is a judge and Vice President of the European Nuclear Energy Tribunal. Yvonne is a graduate of Trinity College, Dublin and Cambridge University and the recipient of an honorary degree from Washington and Lee University.
Suttonhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/People/DispForm.aspx?ID=245SuttonFormer Vice 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 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 Law EmeritaGP0|#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 Emerita 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.
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.