Event

ESG and Antitrust: An AG’s Perspective

A sketch of an auditorium, with a screen on the stage displaying a slide that reads "ESG." Logos of NYU Law, The State Energy & Environmental Impact Center, and the Institute for Corporate Governance & Finance.
  • Saturday, April 20, 2024
  • 9:30am–10:30am
  • 40 Washington Square S, New York, NY
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Come hear Colorado AG Phil Weiser (NYU Law ’94) speak about antitrust law and corporate commitments in the environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) space. This event is part of NYU Law’s Reunion and is cosponsored by the State Energy & Environmental Impact Center and the Institute for Corporate Governance & Finance.

This in-person event will take place on Saturday, April 20, 2024, on NYU Law’s campus from 9:30am - 10:30am. Registration is required.

This event has been approved for 1 New York State CLE credit in the category of Areas of Professional Practice. The credit is both transitional and non-transitional; it is suitable for both experienced and newly admitted attorneys.

Out-of-state CLE: NYU School of Law is an accredited provider of CLE in New York State. If you are seeking CLE credit for a different state, we recommend you consult with your state’s CLE Board to obtain information on reciprocity.

CLE Materials

Welcome/Introduction

Bethany Davis Noll

Bethany Davis Noll

Executive Director, State Energy & Environmental Impact Center

Bethany Davis Noll is an expert in administrative and environmental law and an experienced litigator. She is also an adjunct professor at NYU Law and co-chair of the Environmental Law Committee of the New York City Bar Association. Prior to joining the Center, she was Litigation Director at the Institute for Policy Integrity, where she wrote articles, led amicus briefing in cases challenging the Trump administration’s rollbacks of environmental and other rules, and ran Policy Integrity’s “Roundup: Trump-Era Agency Policy in the Courts.” She previously served as Assistant Solicitor General in the New York State Attorney General’s Office, where she filed briefs in major environmental cases in the Supreme Court and earned the Louis J. Lefkowitz Memorial Award for her work. Bethany was also an associate at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP and served as a clerk for the Honorable Chester J. Straub in the Second Circuit Court of Appeals and for the Honorable Shira A. Scheindlin in the District Court for the Southern District of New York. Bethany received a J.D. with distinction from Stanford Law School and a B.A., magna cum laude, from Barnard College.

Keynote

AG Phil Weiser

AG Phil Weiser

Colorado Attorney General

Attorney General Phil Weiser is serving his second term as the 39th attorney general of the state of Colorado. Since becoming the state’s chief legal officer in 2019, Attorney General Weiser has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to serving the people of Colorado, advancing the rule of law, protecting our democracy, and promoting justice for all. Through engagement and collaborative problem solving, the Colorado Department of Law has achieved significant milestones under Weiser’s leadership.

Before his time as attorney general, Weiser was the dean of the University of Colorado Law School. He also served as a law clerk to U.S. Supreme Court Justices Byron R. White and Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and held senior positions in the U.S. Department of Justice in the Clinton and Obama administrations. Attorney General Weiser graduated from New York University Law School in 1994.

Moderator

Katrina Wyman

Katrina Wyman

Sarah M. Herring Professor of Law; Director, Environmental and Energy LLM Program at NYU School of Law

Katrina Wyman is the Sarah Herring Sorin Professor of Law, and the Director of the Environmental and Energy LLM Program at NYU School of Law. Born and raised in Canada, Wyman has a BA, MA, and LLB from the University of Toronto and an LLM from Yale Law School. Before joining NYU School of Law in 2002, she was a research fellow at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law in 2001-02. Wyman’s research interests fall into three categories: property law, natural resources law and policy, and global attempts to redress historical injustices. She has undertaken case studies of the evolution of emissions trading, and property rights in fisheries and taxi licenses. She also has worked on the Endangered Species Act and the policy and legal responses to the possibility that climate change might prompt large-scale human migration.