Monday, April 07, 2014,
- Location: Vanderbilt Law School • 131 21st Ave South • Nashville, TN 37203
- Room: Hyatt Room
From greenhouse gases to wetlands to fracking, the EPA is at the center of many of the most important issues affecting environmental, energy, and land use law in the United States.
Avi Garbow, the EPA General Counsel, is uniquely positioned to provide insights to students, faculty and the community about EPA’s agenda.
was sworn in as General Counsel for the United States Environmental Protection Agency on August 7, 2013. He previously served as the Agency’s Deputy General Counsel for four years. Garbow has two decades of environmental law experience – in the private and public sectors – and as Deputy General Counsel, was primarily engaged in the significant legal and related policy issues confronting the Agency in its media programs, including air, water, waste, and toxics. From 1992 to 1996, he served in EPA’s Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance, and then served with distinction as a federal prosecutor in the Department of Justice Environmental Crimes Section. In private practice, Garbow was a litigation partner and junior partner at two major international firms.