Environmental Faculty

Tracy Bach, Vermont Law School
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 for Food Law and Policy
Professor of Law
Senior Fellow of the New Economy Law Center

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

Richard Brooks
Founding Director
Professor Emeritus of Law

Expertise: Environmental Law; Land Use Planning and Regulation

Michael Dworkin, Vermont Law School
Founder
Professor of Law

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

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
Assistant Professor
Kevin Jones
Director
Professor of Energy Technology and Policy

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

Director
Assistant Professor of Law

Expertise: China and the Environment

Mark Latham
Professor of Law
Faculty Representative, Vermont Law School Board of Trustees

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

Yanmei Lin, Vermont Law School
Associate Director
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
Professor of Law
Director, Environmental Tax Policy Institute

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
Assistant Professor
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Senior Counsel
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
Associate Professor of Law
Senior Fellow of the New Economy Law Center

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

Kenneth Rumelt
Senior Attorney
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
Professor of Law
Co-Founder and Director, New Economy Law Center

Expertise: Water Rights and Allocation; Environmental Law

Jessica Scott
Assistant Professor

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
Assistant Professor

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

Jack Tuholske
Director, Water and Justice Program
Visiting 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