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Linda K. Breggin

Guest Speaker

Professional affiliation

Senior Attorney; Director of the Center for State, Tribal, and Local Environmental Programs, Environmental Law Institute (ELI)

Full Biography

Linda Breggin is a Senior Attorney with the Environmental Law Institute where she has managed a wide range of environmental law and policy projects for over 15 years. She is also the Project Coordinator for the Nashville Food Waste Initiative- a project of the Natural Resources Defense Council. Among her projects is the Environmental Law and Policy Annual Review, a collaboration with Vanderbilt University Law School, in which students work with their course instructors and an expert advisory committee to select some of the most innovative proposals in the legal academic literature each year and showcase them for policy makers and practitioners at a conference in Washington, DC, and in the August issue of the Environmental Law Reporter. She is the author of a column, "Around the States," for The Environmental Forum, ELI's award-winning policy journal. Ms. Breggin previously served as an Associate Director in the White House Office on Environmental policy, Counsel to a congressional subcommittee, a Special Assistant in the Office of Enforcement, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Counsel to a large, New York-based law firm. She is a graduate of Tulane University and the University of Chicago Law School.