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Each summer, ELI convenes a complimentary seminar series that offers an introduction to the legal and policy foundations of environmental protection in the United States. ELI’s Summer School is a series of brown-bag lunch seminars taught by experts in their fields, introducing the audience to the major environmental statutes (including NEPA, Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, Endangered Species Act, TSCA, RCRA, and CERCLA) and land use law.
Who should attend:The series is designed for undergraduates, law students, and graduate students. The series is also appropriate for professionals seeking an introduction or reintroduction to environmental law and policy.
An Introduction to Careers in Environmental Law and Policy: Seminar 3-5 p.m., Networking reception 5-6 p.m.
Our Summer School series began with an afternoon session to introduce our attendees to the many possible career options in the realm of environmental law and policy. Speakers are drawn from diverse practices and backgrounds: business sustainability, law firm litigation, federal government, public interest law, and international policy. The seminar was followed by a reception from 5:00 to 6:00 PM.
Speakers: Sandra Nichols, Senior Attorney, Environmental Law Institute (moderator) Laura Cantral, Partner, Meridian Institute R. Juge Gregg, Environment & Natural Resources Division, U.S. Department of Justice Brandon L. Harrell, Associate, Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. Mary Morningstar, Associate General Counsel - Environmental Law, Lockheed Martin Corporation Daniel Schramm, Attorney-Adviser, U.S. EPA