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|LAW 895 - Externship-Environmental - Washington D.C.|
Students work with federal agencies in the nation’s capital under the supervision of professor Steven P. Solow. Professor Solow was formerly the co-director of the Pace Environmental Litigation Clinic, Inc., and before that a prosecutor with the New York State Organized Crime Task Force. He served as the chief of the Environmental Crimes Section of the U.S. Department of Justice and is currently an attorney with the law firm of Katten Muchin Rosenman, LLP. The program is co-taught by Robyn Hanson (Pace Law ’06). Professor Hanson is a Trial Attorney in the Environment and Natural Resources Division of the United States Department of Justice in Washington, D.C., where she specializes in civil environmental litigation. Ms. Hanson previously worked as a Staff Attorney for the Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Administrative Law Judges. While she was a student at Pace Law School, Ms. Hanson was in the Pace Environmental Litigation Clinic and was a Research and Writing Editor on the Pace Environmental Law Review
Placements may be with the U.S. Department of Justice, Environmental Protection Agency, Department of the Interior, Environmental Law Institute, National Academy of Public Administration, Council of Environmental Quality, or other government agencies or NGOs. The D.C. Externship provides students with a unique opportunity to work with some of the most important environmental agencies and non-profit organizations in Washington full-time over a seven-week period, beginning in early June each year. Prior to departing for Washington, students receive a primer on federal regulatory programs at Pace Law School. In Washington, in addition to their placement, students attend a two-hour class each week. Application during the fall semester and permission of the professor is required.
For more information, please contact Lin Harmon, Assistant Dean and Director of Environmental Law, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (914) 422-4207.
6.000 Credit hours
6.000 Lecture hours
Levels: Law-JD, Law-LLM, Law-SJD
Schedule Types: Externship, Tutorial
Law-JD level LAW 856 Minimum Grade of D
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