Environmental Law Program

Faculty & Staff

The University of Maryland Environmental Law Program offers a wide array of environmental, land use, and administrative law courses taught by Maryland's full-time and adjunct faculty. The Environmental Law Program's proximity to the Chesapeake Bay and Washington D.C. provide a wealth of environmental law professionals in non-profit, government and private practice to further expand the scope of our faculty's perspectives and depth of our curriculum.


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Robert Percival

Robert F. Stanton Professor of Law and
Director, Environmental Law Program

Rena Steinzor

Edward M. Robertson Professor of Law

Michael Pappas

Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development and Professor of Law


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Seema Kakade

Assistant Professor of Law and
Director, Environmental Law Clinic

William Piermattei

Managing Director, Environmental Law Program

Katelyn Woods

Program Manager

Adjunct Faculty


Brent A. Bolea

Maryland Assistant Attorney General
and Principal Counsel



Sarah Everhart

Research Associate and Legal Specialist, Agriculture Law Education Initiative





J. Brett Grosko

Senior Trial Attorney


Kristen Hite

Senior Advisor to Victoria Tauli-Corpuz,
UN SPecial Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples


Jon Mueller

Vice President for Litigation, Chesapeake Bay Foundation

Matthew Oakes

Trial Attorney, Department of Justice,
Environment and Natural Resources Division

Bill Sinclair

Silverman, Thompson, Slutkin & White LLC

Timothy Sullivan

Beveridge & Diamond, P.C.



Michael J. Walker

Director, National Enforcement Training Institute, Office of Enforcement and Compliance, Assurance, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Sarah Widman

Assistant Director
Maryland Department of Natural Resources Fisheries Service