Wednesday, April 5th, 6pm, Law School room 275
Keith Hirokawa is a national expert in environmental, natural resources, land use, and property law. His research focuses on local environmental law, ecosystem services policy, watershed management, and environmental impact analysis. He is co-editor of Greening Local Government(ABA, 2012). Professor Hirokawa is Associate Professor of Law at Albany Law School, and previously taught at law schools at Texas Wesleyan University and University of Oregon. He practiced land use and environmental law in Oregon and Washington, was heavily involved with community groups and nonprofit organizations., and has spoken with U.S. EPA staff about sustaining ecosystem services through local environmental law. Professor Hirokawa was named Distinguished Environmental Scholar by Vermont Law School for Summer 2017. He earned his JD and MA degrees from the University of Connecticut, and his LLM in Environmental and Natural Resources Law from Lewis & Clark Law School.