Moderated by Sean Helle, a University of Chicago Lecturer in Law and Abrams Environmental Clinic Fellow.

With Elbert Lin and Professor Mark Templeton

Mark Templeton is Assistant Clinical Professor of Law and Director of the Abrams Environmental Law Clinic here at the Law School. Immediately prior, Templeton served as Executive Director of the Office of Independent Trustees for the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Trust. Previously, he has worked in the field of environmental protection and sustainability for McKinsey & Company and as Director of Missouri’s Department of Natural Resources. Mark has also served as Associate Dean at Yale Law School and as a special assistant to the US Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor and the Delegation to the UN Commission on Human Rights.

Elbert Lin is the Solicitor General of West Virginia. Before that, he was a Partner at Wiley Rein, LLP. He has significant experience before federal and state courts and administrative agencies and has assisted clients with a wide variety of litigation and regulatory matters, with a particular expertise in administrative, appellate and constitutional law. Prior to joining Wiley Rein as a partner, he was a law clerk to Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas and Judge William Pryor of the 11th Circuit and a trial attorney at the U.S. Department of Justice. He is currently involved with several cases that deal with EPA regulations.

This talk was recorded on October 23, 2014, and was sponsored by the Federalist Society.

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