Frederick H. Turner

Adjunct Professor

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Frederick H. Turner is a Senior Trial Attorney in the Department of Justice's Environment and Natural Resources Division.  He works in the Division's Wildlife and Marine Resources Section, where he represents federal agencies in litigation arising under the Endangered Species Act, Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, Marine Mammal Protection Act, and other statutes.  He previously worked in the Division's Law and Policy Section, where his portfolio included environmental justice, amicus litigation, and illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing.  Mr. Turner has practiced in district courts and courts of appeals across the country.  He joined the Department of Justice in 2011 through the Honors Program after graduating from Georgetown University Law Center.  Prior to law school, Mr. Turner spent several years in the magazine industry as an editor at both Vanity Fair and National Geographic Adventure and he maintains a connection to publishing in his role as the Literary Resources Editor of Natural Resources & Environment, a quarterly magazine of the American Bar Association.  He received an MA in History from Brandeis University and a BA in History and Literature from Harvard College.