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Breaking into Environmental Law: Wasserstein Fellow Kenta Tsuda, Staff Attorney at the Conservation Law Foundation

September 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Breaking into a public interest practice area without much prior experience can be daunting, and in many cases, you might not know where to begin. Hear from Wasserstein Fellow Kenta Tsuda as he discusses his own career journey to becoming an environmental litigator and things you may want to consider early on in your careers. 

Sponsored by OPIA and the Environmental Law Society.

Kenta Tsuda is a Staff Attorney in CLF’s Strategic Litigation and Clean Air & Water programs. Before joining CLF, Kenta served as a law clerk to the Hon. Patrick E. Higginbotham of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Kenta was previously an associate attorney with the environmental law organization Earthjustice in Alaska and with the Boies Schiller & Flexner firm in New York. He received his law degree magna cum laude from Harvard Law School, where he was an editor of the Harvard Law Review and a student fellow with the Project on the Foundations of Private Law.  

The Wasserstein Public Interest Fellows Program brings outstanding public interest attorneys to Harvard Law School to counsel students about public service. The program recognizes exemplary lawyers who have distinguished themselves in public interest work and who can advise students who are considering similar career paths. All students are welcome and encouraged to learn more and meet one on one with our Wasserstein Fellows.  

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Please note that the views expressed by the speaker(s) are their own.

If you or an event participant requires disability-related accommodations, please contact HLS Accessibility Services in the Dean of Students Office at, or (617) 495-1880 in advance of the event.


September 24
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Bernard Koteen Office of Public Interest Advising