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William S. Eubanks II

Summer Faculty

Biography

Mr. Eubanks litigates precedent-setting impact cases in federal appellate and trial courts, specializing in environmental and natural resource conservation, endangered species and wildlife protection, federal lands preservation, and open government laws. His notable cases include successfully challenging oil spill response strategies in the Gulf of Mexico after Deepwater Horizon as harmful to marine wildlife, prevailing in the nation’s first federal lawsuit challenging an industrial wind energy project on environmental grounds, and coauthoring briefs in three recent U.S. Supreme Court cases involving climate change, genetically modified crops, and naval sonar use. He has published numerous pieces on diverse environmental legal topics, including several law review articles and textbook chapters that focus on the ecological and public health impacts of industrial agriculture, and he is also an adjunct professor at American University's Washington College of Law. Mr. Eubanks received his BA degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, his JD degree from North Carolina Central University School of Law, and his LLM degree from Vermont Law School.