Hunter Kendrick

Adjunct Professor

Counsel for State and Local Affairs, U.S. Department of Justice, Environment and Natural Resources Division

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Hunter J. Kendrick is an attorney in the Law and Policy Section of the U.S. Department of Justice’s Environment and Natural Resources Division. He serves as the Division's Counsel for State and Local Affairs. In that role, he facilitates joint efforts by the Division and its environmental partners, and he advises and assists Division leadership in litigation, legislation, and policy matters affecting state and local governments. He also litigates environmental and Indian law cases on behalf of the United States and counsels federal agencies on the litigation risks of proposed agency actions.

Before joining the DOJ, Kendrick was a senior associate in the Washington, D.C., office of Hogan Lovells, where he also specialized in environmental litigation. He clerked at the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky.

Kendrick is a graduate of University of Virginia School of Law, where he received the Eppa Hunton IV Memorial Book Award for demonstrating an unusual aptitude in litigation courses and showing a keen awareness and understanding of the lawyer’s ethical and professional responsibilities.