Environmental Law Program

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Welcome to the Environmental Law Program

Since 1978, Pace Law has provided an internationally acclaimed environmental legal education. Our dedicated faculty have been pioneers in developing and implementing environmental law and continue to serve as national and world leaders in the field. Our alumni work in law firms, government environmental agencies, corporations, nonprofit organizations, and law schools and universities across the country and around the world.

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Be an Advocate for the Environment

Pace Law offers more than 40 environmental law courses. Our students can research cutting-edge areas of the law through on-campus centers that focus on various areas of environmental law including the Global Center for Environmental Legal Studies, the Energy & Climate Center, and Land Use Law Center, and can represent public interest groups as a student practitioner in the Environmental Litigation Clinic. Students can choose from unparalleled prospects to develop their skills internationally and through on-the-job practical externships; Pace Law is the only top environmental law program less than forty minutes from New York City by train and two hours from Washington, D.C. by air, providing students with easy access to outstanding practice opportunities.