BA Economics & East Asian Studies, Harvard University
JD American University
M Env. Sci. & Mgmt., University of California, Santa Barbara
With a background in environmental science, management, and law, Renee lends her legal expertise in administrative processes, legislative language and judicial rulings to CLLC’s policy work, with the goal of promoting public policies that facilitate ecological connectivity and large landscape conservation.
While at the Bren School of Environmental Science & Management, University of California, Santa Barbara, Renee specialized in conservation planning and coastal marine resources management, with a focus on habitat connectivity and climate change. She has over a decade of professional legal experience working on federal regulatory law and public policy issues in Washington, D.C.
Prior to enrolling at Bren, Renee was a Partner with the law firm of Lawler, Metzger, Milkman & Keeney, LLC, and served as an Attorney Advisor for the Honorable Joseph E. McGuire within the Attorney General’s Honors Program at the U.S. Department of Justice.