Environmental and Natural Resources Law Program

Emory’s Environmental and Natural Resources Law Program provides students a comprehensive educational experience in which to study a wide array of environmental law issues.

Building on Emory’s strong faculty and its location in the dynamic business and governmental center of Atlanta, the program offers students classroom, skills-training, and extracurricular opportunities making it one of the nation’s strongest programs in environmental law. The program boasts more than a dozen course offerings, four full-time faculty members, outstanding adjunct professors from law firms and federal agencies, eight field placements, and the Turner Environmental Law Clinic. In addition to the core curriculum, the program also covers recent environmental issues such as conservation, environmental justice, urban sprawl, federalism and devolution, international and comparative environmental issues, and biodiversity.

The Environmental and Natural Resources Law Program provides students knowledge and skills that are applicable across many practice settings, as is evidenced by our alumni, who work in prominent law firms, state and federal agencies, and public interest organizations across the country. The program provides a thorough and first-rate education that prepares students for a variety of careers in environmental law and policy.

Turner Environmental Law Clinic

Gain hands-on experience defending Georgia's natural resources. more >>

Environmental Externships

Many externship options are available to students interested in environmental and natural resources law. more >>


Learn about recommended and required courses for students interested in pursuing environmental law. more >>

Get Involved

Emory Law offers a number of student organizations that are very active in pursuing issues related to environmental law and public interest. more >>