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Professors Named to National List of Environmental Law Leaders

Professor James May from Delaware Law School and Commonwealth Professor of Environmental Law and Sustainability John C. Dernbach from the Commonwealth Law School have been recognized by the 2023 Lawdragon Green 500: Leaders in Environmental Law for their environmental advocacy efforts. Lawdragon Green 500 features attorneys who are fighting to protect the environment and help clients participate in more sustainable business practices. Those practices range from helping businesses develop properties that are facing environmental challenges to finding insurance coverage for environmental liabilities.  
May is the founder of the Global Environmental Rights Institute, and co-Founder of the Dignity Rights Project and the Environmental Rights Institute at Delaware Law. He has previously directed the school’s Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic. Dernbach directs the Environmental Law and Sustainability Center at Widener Law Commonwealth. He has written over 50 peer reviewed articles and journals and has co-authored and authored over 20 chapters on law and environmental law.

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-- Compiled by Zora DeSeignora '23