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Jamie Renner

Jamie Renner, Assistant Professor of Law
Assistant Professor of Law

JD, American University's Washington College of Law, 2007;
BA, Middlebury College, 2002


Jamie Renner directs the clinical offerings of the Center for Agriculture and Food Systems (CAFS) and is an assistant professor of law. Jamie received a BA from Middlebury College in 2002 and a JD from American University’s Washington College of Law (WCL) in 2007. At WCL, he participated in the school's International Human Rights Law Clinic and received two Equal Justice Foundation Fellowships in support of his human rights legal work for a Nigerian Presidential Tribunal of Inquiry and Kosovo’s former Prime Minister. Jamie served as a law clerk to the Honorable Phyllis D. Thompson at the District of Columbia Court of Appeals. For four years, he was a Litigation Associate at the New York office of an international law firm, where he represented public corporations in government investigations regarding environmental and securities issues. Prior to joining the VLS faculty, Jamie was an AmeriCorps volunteer at the Central VT Council on Aging. In that role, he explored the experiences of elderly Vermonters with society's evolving agriculture and food systems.

Jamie is a member of the Vermont Bar Association, the New York Bar Association and the American Bar Association.  Jamie is a member of the New York bar.  He was a 2011 attendee of the Breadloaf Writers’ Conference in Ripton, VT.