Energy Law & Policy Project
Exploring innovative law and policy to promote a green energy future
Andrew Mulkey. "Prior to law school, Andrew worked as a paralegal for the Crag Law Center, an environmental non-profit in Portland, Oregon. He helped citizens protect the Pacific Northwest's waterways and forests. As an ENR fellow for the Energy Law & Policy Project, Andrew is researching ways Oregon can reduce CO2 pollution from power plants under new Clean Air Act rules."
Jordan Bailey is excited to be the Bowerman Energy Law and Policy Fellow at the University of Oregon this coming year. Jordan is originally from north of Detroit and completed his bachelor’s degree in political science at the University of Michigan. He moved out to Oregon two years ago to study environmental and administrative law at the University of Oregon School of Law, and to hopefully live and work in the Pacific Northwest after school. Jordan gained in-depth experience in energy law, administrative law, and utility regulation while working with Citizens’ Utility Board of Oregon this past summer. Outside of work, Jordan likes to hike, camp, and snowboard out in the Pacific Northwest’s expansive outdoor opportunities.
Lauren Bernton. Originally from Denver, Colorado, Lauren earned her Bachelor’s degree in English and Media Communication Studies from Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pennsylvania. Lauren is currently a Law Clerk at the United States Attorney’s Office in Eugene, Oregon. Lauren is a Staff Editor of the Western Environmental Law Update and Vice President of the Green Business Initiative Student Alliance, which is a student group dedicated to the intersection of law, business, and the environment. Lauren is a second-year student at The University of Oregon School of Law.
Maggie Boberg is a third-year law student originally from Denver, CO. Maggie developed an interest in energy law and specifically, renewable policy and development after learning of the implications of coal dependence in her home state. She has focused her legal education on natural resources law and had the opportunity to intern with both the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide (ELAW). This semester, Maggie has taken the opportunity to experience environmental litigation from a different perspective, as an extern to Chief Judge Ann Aiken of the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon. Maggie received her undergraduate degree in Politics from Princeton University in 2011. She then worked as a paralegal in New York for a year before finding her way to the west coast where she has more opportunities to enjoy camping, the ocean, and Ducks football.
Ravi Parikh is a 2L interested in the intersection between business and environmental law. This past summer, Ravi worked on contract and employment matters with the Energy Trust of Oregon. He would like to continue working to promote energy conservation measures and the development of renewable energy technologies around the world. In his free time, Ravi enjoys keeping close tabs on the Duck football team and trying every vegetarian dish in Oregon.
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