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Careers in Environmental Law Speaker Series

The Environmental Law and Policy Program offers a speaker series focusing on careers in environmental law. This speaker series brings environmental practitioners from a wide range of backgrounds to Michigan Law for lunchtime presentations that explore the myriad ways that environmental lawyers contribute to environmental protection and natural resource conservation efforts. The speaker series includes public service and public interest attorneys, as well as attorneys in private practice and within corporations. The practice areas encompass new areas of environmental law, such as alternative energy and carbon reduction strategies, as well as more traditional compliance counseling and enforcement practices.

For a complete list of past speakers, visit our Careers in Environmental Law Speaker Series archive page.

collapse : October
 Colin Owyang, '95
Program: ELPP Careers in Environmental Law Series
Date: 10/17/2019
Time: 11:45 AM-1:00 PM
Location: Jeffries Hall room 1020
Description: 

​View a video recording of Mr. Owyang's talk here

Please join us for the latest installment of the Environmental Law & Policy Program's Career in Environmental Law Speaker Series. Colin Owyang, '95, will speak about his career trajectory.

Colin Owyang is Senior Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary at VELCO. Prior to joining VELCO in February 2016, Colin served as the Deputy Attorney General in Massachusetts, Senior Vice President and General Counsel at National Grid USA, Assistant U.S. Attorney in Boston, MA, Special Assistant U.S. Attorney and Trial Attorney in Washington, DC, and as a law clerk to three federal judges. Colin is a graduate of the University of Michigan Law School, Yale College and Yale University. He currently serves on the boards of directors of the Vermont Energy Investment Corporation and Champlain College.
A free, non-pizza lunch will be served.


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