Wednesday, February 26, 2020
12:00-1:00 p.m., Hazel Hall Room 121
Scalia Law’s new Distinguished Adjunct Professor, E. Donald Elliott, has worked on environmental law at the highest levels: As EPA General Counsel, Yale Law Professor, and Covington & Burling Partner. Having now joined the faculty of Scalia Law, Professor Elliott participated in a lunch discussion for students comparing academia, government service, and private practice.
About E. Donald Elliot
E. Donald Elliott has been a professor at Yale Law School since 1981, and now teaches part time as Distinguished Adjunct Faculty at the Antonin Scalia Law School. Elliott has advised six presidential campaigns and teaches and writes in fields as diverse as administrative and constitutional law, civil procedure and energy and environment. He is the author or co-author of over 70 articles and seven books (https://digitalcommons.law.yale.edu/authors.html#E) and writes regularly on popular legal topics for The American Spectator (https://spectator.org/author/edonaldelliott/). Elliott also has practical experience as the head of the environmental and product stewardship practice groups at four large international law firms, including Covington & Burling LLP. He is an elected Member of the American Law Institute and the American College of Environmental Lawyers, a Senior Fellow of the Administrative Conference of the United States, and a Member of the boards of the NYU Institute for Policy Integrity, the New Civil Liberties Alliance, and Save the Sound, a regional environmental organization serving Connecticut and New York. Elliott was appointed by President George Herbert Walker Bush, and unanimously confirmed by the Senate, to serve as Assistant Administrator and General Counsel of the EPA, 1989-1991. He was a Law Clerk to U.S. District Judge Gerhard Gesell, and D.C. Circuit Chief Judge David L. Bazelon.