Jarryd is a Staff Attorney at ELI, having previously served as a Law Clerk and Public Interest Law Fellow. Jarryd works on a variety of projects at ELI, including public lands management, coastal protection and restoration, communicating the science of climate impacts, and the fundamental rights aspects of climate change litigation. He has experience in both domestic and international environmental law and policy issues. Prior to joining ELI, Jarryd held law clerk and internship positions at the U.S. Department of Justice’s Environment and Natural Resources Division, the Chesapeake Legal Alliance, and the Center for Progressive Reform. He received his J.D. with Honors from The George Washington University Law School, where he earned the Charles and Kathryn Miller Environmental Law Award for excellence in the field of environmental law. He received his B.S. in Environmental Law & Policy from the University of Maryland and holds both an M.A. and B.A. in Art History. Jarryd enjoys traveling, hiking, and climbing.