Environmental Faculty

Tracy Bach, Vermont Law School
Director, International and Comparative Law Program
Professor of Law

Expertise: Appellate Advocacy; Health Care Reform; Health Law; Human Rights; Intergenerational Rights; International and Comparative Law; Legal Writing

Laurie Beyranevand
Senior Faculty Fellow, Food Law and Policy
Senior Fellow, New Economy Law Center
Faculty Representative, Vermont Law School Board of Trustees
Professor of Law

Expertise: Health Law; Administrative Law; Food Law and Policy

Richard Brooks
Professor of Law Emeritus
Founding Director, Environmental Law Center

Expertise: Environmental Law; Land Use Planning and Regulation

Michael Dworkin, Vermont Law School
Professor of Law
Founding Director, Institute for Energy and the Environment

Expertise: Energy Law and Regulation

Stephen Dycus
Professor of Law

Expertise: Environmental Enforcement and Regulation; International and Comparative Law; National Security; Property Law; Water Rights and Allocation; Wills and Trusts

John Echeverria
Professor of Law

Expertise: Land Use Planning and Regulation; Property Law; Water Rights and Allocation; Regulatory Takings; Climate Change Adaptation

David Firestone
Professor of Law

Expertise: Business Law; Contracts; International Environmental Law; Land Use Planning and Regulation; State and Government Law; Taxation and Tax Policy

Director, Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic
Assistant Professor of Law

Expertise: Environmental Justice; Environmental Advocacy; Clean Water Act; NEPA - National Environmental Policy Act; Client Counseling; Clinical Legal Education; Environmental Enforcement and Regulation

Hillary Hoffmann, Vermont Law School
Professor of Law

Expertise: Natural Resources Law and Management; Administrative Law; Climate Change; Native American Law

Mark James, Vermont Law School
Senior Research Fellow, Institute for Energy and the Environment
Assistant Professor of Law
Kevin Jones
Director, Institute for Energy and the Environment
Professor of Energy Technology and Policy

Expertise: Energy Law and Regulation; Clean Air Act; Climate Change; Air Pollution

Director, U.S.-Asia Partnerships for Environmental Law
Associate Professor of Law

Expertise: China and the Environment

Mark Latham
Professor of Law

Expertise: Clean Air Act; Clean Water Act; Corporations; Torts and Product Liability; Environmental Enforcement and Regulation

Yanmei Lin, Vermont Law School
Associate Director, U.S.-Asia Partnerships for Environmental Law
Associate Professor
Reed Loder
Professor of Law

Expertise: Environmental Ethics; Judicial Ethics; Property Law

VLS President and Dean, Thomas McHenry
President and Dean
Professor of Law

Expertise: Business Law; Environmental Law; Land Use Planning and Regulation

David Mears, Vermont Law School
Associate Dean for Environmental Programs
Director, Environmental Law Center
Associate Professor of Law

Expertise: Environmental Litigation and Mediation; Wetlands and Water Resources; Federal Facilities Regulation; Pollution Laws; State and Federal Sovereignty

Marc Mihaly
Professor of Law

Expertise: Land Use Law; Energy Law and Regulation; NEPA - National Environmental Policy Act

Janet Milne
Director, Environmental Tax Policy Institute
Professor of Law

Expertise: Climate Change; Land Use Law; Taxation and Tax Policy

Aurora Moses, Vermont Law School
Assistant Professor of Law

Expertise: Animal Law; Environmental Law; Administrative Law; Food Law and Policy

Sean Nolon
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Director, Dispute Resolution Program
Professor of Law

Expertise: Civil Procedure; Alternative Dispute Resolution; Land Use Law; Environmental Law; Mediation; Negotiation; Constitutional Law; Arbitration

Jeannie Oliver, Vermont Law School
Staff Attorney, Institute for Energy and the Environment
Assistant Professor of Law
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Senior Counsel, Institute for Energy and the Environment
Professor of Law

Expertise: Climate Change; Endangered Species; Natural Resources Law and Management; Public Lands; Water Rights and Allocation; Wetlands and Water Resources

Craig Pease
Professor of Science and Law

Expertise: Endangered Species; Science and the Law

Laurie Ristino
Director, Center for Agriculture and Food Systems
Senior Fellow, New Economy Law Center
Associate Professor of Law

Expertise: Farm Bill; Climate Change; Ecosystem Services; Land Conservation

Kenneth Rumelt
Senior Attorney, Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic
Professor of Law

Expertise: Environmental Enforcement and Regulation; Environmental Litigation and Mediation; Hazardous Waste and Toxic Substances; Torts and Product Liability; Superfund

Christine Ryan
Environmental Law Librarian
Assistant Professor of Law

Expertise: Legal Research Instruction; Environmental Law Resources

Melissa Scanlan, Vermont Law School
Co-Founder and Director, New Economy Law Center
Professor of Law

Expertise: Water Rights and Allocation; Environmental Law

Jessica Scott
Assistant Professor of Law

Expertise: International Environmental Law; Air Pollution

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Co-Founder, New Economy Law Center

Expertise: Climate Change; Environmental Ethics

Emily Spiegel, Vermont Law School
Assistant Professor of Law
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Staff Attorney, Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic
Assistant Professor of Law

Expertise: Endangered Species; Environmental Enforcement and Regulation; Environmental Litigation and Mediation

Jack Tuholske
Director, Water and Justice Program
Professor of Law

Expertise: Environmental Litigation and Mediation

Joan Vogel
Professor of Law

Expertise: Alternative Dispute Resolution; Employment Law; Torts and Product Liability

Kinvin Wroth
Professor of Law Emeritus