LAW : FACULTY
JD, University of Minnesota School of Law
BS, Purdue University
PROFESSIONAL AND TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Former Trial Attorney, United States Department of Justice, Environmental Enforcement Section, 2001-2008
United States Department of Justice Honors Program Attorney
Member of New Source Review Utility Initiative Litigation Team, 2002-2008
Legal Writing Student Instructor, University of Minnesota Law School
Associate Articles Editor, Minnesota Law Review
Ex Parte Requirements at the California Public Utility Commission: A Comparative Analysis and Recommended Changes with Steven Weissman. Unpublished paper, 2015.
From Dirty to Green: Increasing Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy in Environmental Justice Communities, 58 Villanova L. Rev. 25 (2013).
An Integrated Green Urban Electrical Grid, 36 Wm & Mary Envtl. L. & Pol'y Rev. 671 (2012).
Why California Failed to Meet Its RPS Target, 17 West-Northwest J. of Envtl. Law & Policy 163 (Summer 2011).
New Laws Aim to Make State Greener, The Recorder, May 12, 2011.
Examining the Air We Breathe: EPA Should Evaluate Cumulative Impacts When It Promulgates National Ambient Air Quality Standards, 28 Pace Env'l. Law Rev. 200 (2010).
The New Race: Speeding Up Climate Change Innovation, 11 North Carolina J. of Law & Tech. 1 (2009).
Why CEQA Exemption Decisions Need Additional Notice Requirements, 33 ENVIRONS 111 (2009).
A Wrong Turn Crushes Protective Air Regulations: American Trucking Ass'ns v. EPA, 85 Minnesota L.R. 319 (2000).
Roadmapping and Legal Writing, 8 Perspectives: Teaching Legal Research and Writing 134 (with Brad Clary) (2000).
HONORS AND AWARDS
Department of Justice John Marshall Award Recipient
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Gold Medal Recipient
Department of Justice Special Commendations for Work on the Duke Energy Team, Illinois Power Trial Team, Westvaco Trial Team, and Power Plant Appellate Teams
Department of Justice Outstanding Performance Awards in 2004 and 2007