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Christopher Ahlers

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Staff Attorney of the Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic, Assistant Professor of Law

LLM, Vermont Law School, 2013;
JD, Boston College Law School, 1993;
BA, Cornell University, 1990

Phone: 802-831-1624
Email: chrisahlers@vermontlaw.edu

Biography

Christopher Ahlers is a Staff Attorney in the Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic, having previously been an LLM Fellow. He represents community groups and organizations in matters involving threats to public health and the environment.  Professor Ahlers has experience in environmental due diligence investigations, environmental auditing, enforcement actions, CERCLA litigation, and brownfields redevelopment. He teaches the law school's course in Air Pollution Law and Policy.

Professor Ahlers earned a BA in Government from Cornell University (Phi Beta Kappa), a JD from Boston College Law School, and an LLM, summa cum laude, from the Environmental LLM program at Vermont Law School in 2013.  He is a member of the New York and Vermont bars. He is fluent in French and proficient in Spanish, Latin, and Ancient Greek.