PUBLISHED:October 01, 2014

Getting started: Young alumni discuss their budding careers in environmental law and policy — and how their time at Duke Law helped

You can “get there” from here. Duke Law graduates are landing their dream jobs in environmental law, advocacy, and policy around the country. Here, a number of them discuss their work and some advice for students who hope to follow in their footsteps.

Patrick Duggan JD/MA ’10Patrick Duggan JD/MA ’10

Trial Attorney
U.S. Department of Justice, Environment and Natural Resources Division, Environmental Crimes Section
Washington, D.C.

Kristin Leefers ’12Kristin Leefers ’12

Assistant Regional Counsel and Dive Team Member, Region 10
Environmental Protection Agency
Seattle, Wash.

Emma Htun ’13Emma Htun JD/LLM ’13

2014 Knauss Sea Grant Fellow
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Washington, D.C.

David Roche ’13David Roche ’13

Staff Attorney
Environmental Law Institute Ocean Program
Palo Alto, Calif.

Paige Espy ’14Paige Espy ’14

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Office of General Counsel
Washington, D.C.