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ACOEL Announces Newly-Elected Fellows for 2022

August 12, 2022
For Immediate Release

(Washington, DC): The American College of Environmental Lawyers is proud to welcome 25 new Active Fellows and one Honorary Fellow to membership in the College this year.  Each individual in the ACOEL’s Class of 2022 was selected for their distinguished experience, high standards of practice, and substantial contributions to the field of environmental law.  As a group, the new Fellows hail from 17 states plus the District of Columbia, and have backgrounds in government service, public interest, academia, and private practice.

The ACOEL’s President, Michael D. Hockley of Spencer Fane LLP, announced the new members with the following statement: “Our new Fellows are among the very best practitioners of environmental law in the country.  Collectively, they represent a tremendous depth, breadth, and diversity of experience.  We are pleased to welcome them to the College on the basis of their career achievements and thought leadership.”

Our newly elected Honorary Fellow – a designation bestowed by the President of the College for sustained leadership – is legal and environmental consultant Jacqueline M. Warren.  President Hockley stated that “Attorney Warren is a lawyer of preeminent distinction who has made substantial contributions to the field of environmental law through her successful work over decades to strengthen U.S. laws and regulations governing toxic substances and pesticides, safe drinking water, and hazardous waste management.

The newly-elected Active Fellows are listed on the website homepage.

* Fellows who are employed by the United States Environmental Protection Agency, or by any other federal, state, or local governmental agencies, participate in the ACOEL in their personal capacities only, and not as governmental representatives.