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Scott W. Badenoch, Jr., Esq., MDR

Scott W. Badenoch, Jr.
Visiting Attorney

Mr. Badenoch has dedicated his career to the realignment of society and nature. He has been a founder of environmental startups, counsel for large-scale brownfield transactions and remediation projects domestically and abroad, a writer of environmental legislation and legal texts, a consultant and advisor for international human rights organizations, and pro bono support for the Flint class action lawsuits. For the last two years he has served in leadership of the Environmental Justice committees of the American Bar Association’s Sections of Civil Rights and Social Justice and Energy, Environment, and Resources.

While working with EJ communities as a Visiting Attorney at the Environmental Law Institute, Mr. Badenoch has focused on brownfields remediation and area-wide planning. Mr. Badenoch directs the Blight Revitalization Initiative for Green, Healthy Towns (BRIGHT), which engages local communities to develop redevelopment plans and implement projects that can attract and leverage public and private financing to turn brownfields and blighted areas into catalysts for sustainable redevelopment. 

In 2017, Badenoch was awarded the Committee Excellence Award by ABA-CRSJ. Mr. Badenoch is a graduate of Northwestern University and Pepperdine Law, where he also obtained a Master’s Degree in Dispute Resolution from Straus Institute. He is a member of the California Bar.