Master of Laws Candidate in Environmental Law
About Zach Pilchen
A recent graduate of Lewis & Clark Law School and a current student at the George Washington University Law School, Zach Pilchen is working toward a master of laws (LLM) in energy and environmental law. With a longtime interest in environmental regulations, Zach Pilchen earlier earned a bachelor of arts in environmental policy and government from the College of William & Mary before enrolling at Lewis & Clark in 2010.
Over the next three years, Mr. Pilchen honed his skills in environmental law through a variety of academic and practical extracurricular pursuits, including terms as a summer clerk with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, as an associate editor of the Environmental Law review, and as a clinical law student in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Oregon. In addition, Zach Pilchen was a finalist in the National Moot Court Competition, won the moot court championship at the National Animal Law Competition, and worked as a teaching assistant for two years in Lewis & Clark’s Legal Writing Department.
Since earning his juris doctor, magna cum laude, and a certificate in environmental and natural resources law from Lewis & Clark, Mr. Pilchen has begun advanced studies at George Washington University. He plans to complete his LLM in 2014.