The Endangered Environmental Laws Program is managed by the staff of the Environmental Law Institute, including:
Jay E. Austin, Senior Attorney and Director, Endangered Environmental Laws Program
Jay has worked on a wide variety of ELI’s international and domestic programs over the past fourteen years. His expertise lies in providing legal analyses of existing and proposed environmental laws, commenting on trends and emerging developments in caselaw, and in training activists, judges, and other enforcement officials both domestically and abroad. Prior to joining ELI, he clerked for Judge Michael Boudin on the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. He holds a JD from the University of Virginia School of Law, where he served as Articles Development Editor for the Virginia Law Review and was a Hardy Cross Dillard Scholar. He is a member of the Oregon bar.
D. Bruce Myers Jr., Senior Attorney
Bruce has extensive experience working on an array of environmental issues in the United States and Africa. He has also served as a litigation attorney with the Washington, D.C. office of Goodwin Procter LLP (formerly Shea & Gardner). Previously, he clerked for Senior Judge Edward Rafeedie of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, at Los Angeles. Bruce is a graduate of the University of Virginia School of Law, where he worked on the editorial staff of the Virginia Law Review and was a Hardy Cross Dillard Scholar. He is a member of the California and District of Columbia bars.
Lisa B. Goldman, Senior Attorney
Lisa has worked on a range of domestic and international environmental issues. Before coming to ELI, she clerked for Judge Robert J. Timlin of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California and served as a law fellow with Georgetown University Law Center’s Institute for Public Representation, where she litigated cases under the Clean Water Act and NEPA. She received her JD in 2001 from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where she was a Public Interest Scholar and Senior Editor of the University of Pennsylvania Law Review. She is a member of the California and District of Columbia bars.