ENRLC Fellow Christopher Ahlers
Christopher Ahlers is a fellow at the Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic, where he serves as a staff attorney managing projects in collaboration and partnership with the Toxics Action Center. More…
Associate Professor Betsy Baker
Betsy Baker is an internationally recognized expert on Arctic law and policy, a reputation that builds on her work in Europe and the United States on law of the sea, international environmental law, comparative law, property, and Canadian-U.S. cooperation. More…
Associate Professor Teresa Clemmer
Teresa Clemmer specializes in environmental and natural resources law. She has expertise in air quality, water quality, wetlands, oil spill prevention and response, contaminated site cleanup, solid and hazardous waste management, and community right-to-know obligations. More…
Professor John Echeverria
Professor Echeverria joined the Vermont Law School faculty in 2009. He previously served for twelve years as Executive Director of the Georgetown Environmental Law & Policy Institute at Georgetown University Law Center. More…
Smart Grid Project Leader Kevin Jones
Seeking solutions to the energy and environmental policy challenges facing the electric power industry has been the focus of Kevin Jones’ career. More…
Professor Mark Latham
Mark Latham joined the faculty of Vermont Law School in 2005. Professor Latham’s areas of expertise include CERCLA, environmental issues in corporate transactions and commercial real estate, and brownfields redevelopment. More…
Assistant Professor Laura Murphy
Laura Murphy is a staff attorney and assistant professor of law in the Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic. She currently focuses on Clean Water Act work and a project to help people who live near industrial animal factories protest their property tax assessments. More….
Professor Pat Parenteau
Patrick A. Parenteau is nationally recognized for his expertise regarding endangered species and biological diversity, water quality and wetlands, environmental policy and litigation, and land use and property rights. More…
ENRLC Fellow Ken Rumelt
Ken Rumelt is a fellow at the Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic, where he serves as a staff attorney assisting with cases, teaching, and supervision of student clinicians. More…
Environmental Law Librarian Christine Ryan
Christine Ryan is the Environmental Law Librarian and an adjunct professor at Vermont Law School, where she teaches legal research courses, an advanced environmental law research course, and workshops.
Professor Gus Speth
James Gustave Speth, a founder of the modern environmental movement, joined Vermont Law School in 2010 after completing a decade-long tenure as Dean, Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. From 1993 to 1999, he was Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme and chair of the UN Development Group. More…
Adjunct Professor Jack Tuholske
Jack Tuholske has practiced natural resource law for more than 26 years and has been lead counsel on more than 45 published decisions. He combines private practice in Missoula, Mont., with appointments as a visiting professor at Vermont Law School and the University of Montana Law School. More…
Colin Beckman, a second-year JD student from Cabin John, Md., is a staff editor at VJEL. He plans to practice business and energy law, and enjoys swimming and learning new languages.
Tom Broderick, a second-year JD student from Upton, Mass., is a staff editor at VJEL. He plans to practice in New England with a focus on environmental law and land use law.
Zjok Durst, a second-year JD/Master of Environmental Law and Policy student from Alaska, is a staff editor of VJEL. He plans to practice environmental law in Alaska.
Alex Funk, a second-year JD/Master of Environmental Law and Policy student from Woodstock, Va., is a staff editor at VJEL. He plans to work in renewable energy law and policy, and enjoys hiking and wind turbines.
Kris Hofstra, a native Coloradan, is a third-year JD student and the editor-in-chief of VJEL. Last summer, he interned at the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Office of the Solicitor in Alaska. A rock and ice climber, he plans to practice environmental law involving management of public lands.
Sara Imperiale is a second-year JD/Master of Environmental Law and Policy student from Hillsborough, N.J. She is a staff editor at VJEL and a Joint Research Fellow at the U.S.-China Partnership for Environmental Law. Next summer, she will work at the Natural Resources Defense Council in New York as the 2012 VLS Summer Legal Fellow. She plans to practice environmental law involving environmental justice and climate refugee issues.
Douglas Johnson, a native Californian, is a second-year student and a staff editor at VJEL. He is pursuing a JD and a Master of Environmental Law and Policy. A former professional dancer, he plans to practice environmental law involving endangered species preservation.
Daniel Niedzwiecki, a second-year JD/Master of Environmental Law and Policy student from Lowell, Mass., is a staff editor at VJEL. A guitarist and runner, he plans to work for the government and practice environmental law.
Rachel Stevens, a second-year JD student from Atlanta, Ga., is a staff editor at VJEL. Last summer, she took classes and hiked in Montana while pursuing her Master of Environmental Law and Policy. She plans to work in environmental justice, transportation equity, and sustainable development, and she enjoys playing and listening to jazz.
Walter Sainsbury, a native of Vermont, is a second-year JD/Master of Environmental Law and Policy student and a staff editor at VJEL. Next summer, he will intern with the Environmental Protection Agency’s Department of Stratospheric Protection in Washington, D.C. He plans to practice energy and utility law, and enjoys playing hockey, skiing, and mountain biking.
Will Sullivan, a second-year JD student from Charlotte, N.C., is a staff editor at VJEL. He plans to practice environmental law, focusing on the stewardship and conservation of watersheds and marine resources. He also is a fly fisherman and hiker.