Tim Eichenberg


Tim 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.