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Turner Environmental Law Clinic

Advisory Board

The success of the Clinic, our students, and our alumni is in large part attributable to the guidance received from the Clinic’s advisory board, which is comprised of a diverse group of prominent environmental lawyers, engineers, scientists, scholars, community organizers, and communications professionals.

  • Ashten Bailey 11LEnvironmental Attorney, Federal Government
  • William Buzbee, Edward and Carole Walter Professor of Law, Georgetown Law School
  • Charlette Clark, Founder and CEO, CMC Environmental Consulting Services, and President, Environmental Justice Alumni Association
  • Juliet CohenGeneral Counsel, Chattahoochee Riverkeeper
  • Sam DeSimoneRetired Executive Vice President and General Counsel, EarthLink
  • Jewell HarperLecturer, Spelman College
  • James Henderson, Senior Engineer, Formation Environmental, LLC
  • Richard A. HorderPartner, Kazmarek Mowery Cloud Laseter LLP
  • Ciannat Howett, Associate Vice President of Resilience, Sustainability, and Economic Inclusion, Emory University and Emory Healthcare
  • Kelly JordanFounder and President, Point Center Corporation
  • Mandy Mahoney 06LPrincipal and U.S. Program Director, Regulatory Assistance Project
  • Jonathan NashRobert Howell Hall Professor of Law, Emory University School of Law
  • Rebecca Purdom, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, University of New Hampshire Franklin Pierce School of Law
  • Kristen Ritter RiveraEnvironmental and Regulatory Manager, Newell Brands
  • Gil RogersDirector of Georgia Office, Southern Environmental Law Center
  • MaKara Rumley, Founder and CEO, Hummingbird Firm
  • Eri Saikawa, Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies, Emory University College of Arts and Sciences
  • Andrew M. Thompson 97LPartner, Smith, Gambrell & Russell LLP
  • Katherine WeaverAccount Director, Jackson Spalding

When the Turner Environmental Law Clinic was launched 20 years ago, the public interest law community in Georgia was quite small. The Clinic's dual mission — to assist environmental nonprofits with their visions and to create top-tier public interest attorneys — has proven to be very successful for the Clinic and for the community. Today, the Clinic has an outsized impact, leveraging its resources wisely to ensure that environmental groups work together, that all voices are heard, and that natural resources are protected.

Bill Buzbee, Edward and Carole Walter Professor of Law, Georgetown University Founder and Advisory Board Member, Turner Environmental Law Clinic