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|Green Careers in the Law - City Bar Summer Series|
Wednesday, July 13, 2011 6:30 pm
Many attorneys who have a passion for environmental issues have successfully developed legal careers which focus on air and water quality, climate change, wildlife protection, energy use, biodiversity, chemicals and pesticides, or other issues. Attorneys can play a role in environmentally responsible planning as well as sustainable growth and development. Lawyers in 'green' fields use their skills and training to interpret and apply the law, to develop policies and strategies that will aid in preventing environmental damage, and to provide results in environmental cleanup or contamination matters. This panel will provide valuable insight on how several attorneys with 'green' careers turned their skills and interests into rewarding and challenging legal career paths.
Desirée Giler Mann
International Business Machines Corporation
Steven N. Brautigam
Assistant Commissioner, Environmental Affairs
NYC Department of Sanitation, Bureau of Legal Affairs
Eric B. Rothenberg
O'Melveny & Myers LLP
Alisa R. Valderrama
Center for Market Innovation
Natural Resources Defense Council
Committee on Career Advancement and Management, Carroll Welch, Chair;
Committee on Law Student Perspectives, Jessica Silverstein, Chair
Committee on Environmental Law, Kathy Robb, Chair
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