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Arnold & Porter Chair Tom Milch Joins ELI Leadership Council

March 12, 2014

ELI welcomes Tom Milch to our Leadership Council. Tom is presently Chair of Arnold & Porter LLP and previously served as head of the firm's environmental practice. His practice principally includes federal enforcement and private party litigation under US environmental law, counseling national and multinational companies on environmental compliance issues, and addressing environmental issues that arise in complex corporate and real estate transactions. His recent experience has focused on remedial issues at major contaminated sites and national lakes and rivers, including disputes involving sediment remedies, natural resources damages and RCRA citizen suits.

From 1989 until 1997, Tom was an adjunct professor of law at Georgetown University Law Center, where he taught courses on environmental law. From 1992 to 1998, he served as an ELI board member, and from 1998 to 2004, he served on the Board of Directors of Wildlife Trust International, an international conservation group committed to biodiversity protection. For more than a decade, he has served on the Board of RESOLVE, Inc., a nonprofit organization committed to alternative dispute resolution in the environmental field.

Tom is a graduate of Yale Law School, where he served as an officer of the Yale Law Journal.