Date: Jul 14, 2020Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

VIRTUAL – Case Studies in Environmental Protection: A Presentation by Earthjustice

Tue, 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM BlueJeans Video Conference
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Earthjustice is the premier non-profit public interest environmental law organization. Earthjustice uses the power of law to protect people’s health, preserve our magnificent places and wildlife, advance clean energy, and combat climate change.

Their slogan, “Earthjustice: because the earth needs a good lawyer.”

Earthjustice has over 140 full time lawyers, 14 offices, and 661 active legal battles. Its success rate against the Trump Administration’s actions is 83 percent.

Sam Sankar, Senior Vice President of Programs, will provide an overview of Earthjustice’s work and mission, including a discussion of key cases.

Please note that no refunds will be issued.



Sam Sankar

Senior Vice President of Program at Earthjustice

As Senior Vice President, Sam is responsible for developing and overseeing the overall strategy and effectiveness of programs and coordinating the work of the Litigation, Communication, and Policy and Legislation departments. Sam has an extensive background in environmental issues. Previous positions include the Justice Department’s Environment and Natural Resources Division, a senior executive at General Electric, and Deputy Chief Counsel of the Presidential Commission formed to investigate the Deep Water Horizon oil spill.

Sam received his B.S. in Civil Engineering from Cornell, an M.S. from Stanford, and a law degree from UC Berkeley. He clerked for Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor.

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