2015-2016 Environmental Law Society Officers

Caitlin Buchanan


Caitlin is a third year law student at WCL. As a native of Michigan, Caitlin received a BA in International Studies from Michigan State University (Go Green!). Caitlin has served as a legal intern for a solo practitioner, Legal Services of Northern Virginia, and the Endangered Species Coalition. As a law student, she is pursuing her interests in environmental and energy law by exploring practice in regulation, compliance, and advocacy.

Taís E.P. Ludwig


Taís is a third year law student at WCL, and received her B.A. in Global Studies with a focus on Governance from Arizona State University. Her Brazilian heritage, combined with the fact that she grew up in Northern California, has nurtured her strong interest in forests and the ties between sustainable development and globalization. In law school, she has focused her studies on international environmental law and sustainable development, particularly in Latin America.Taís has worked on projects related to the World Bank's environmental and social safeguards and Chinese foreign investments in Latin America, and is currently working on a paper related to forestry and climate change. She is also the International Editor for Sustainable Development Law and Policy (SDLP), and is fluent in Portuguese and Spanish and has a high working level of French.

Trey Everett Levy


Trey Levy is a second-year law student. More information coming soon.

Lauren Tavar

Treasurer & Outreach Coordinator

Lauren Tavar is a second-year law student at WCL. She is originally from Jacksonville, Florida and received her B.A. in Political Science from the University of Miami. Lauren is spending summer 2015 interning with the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, and working on their endangered species projects. In Fall 2015, she will be interning with the National Association of Clean Water Agencies. As a law student, Lauren is pursuing any interest in environmental law and, more specifically, the relationship between agriculture, sustainability, and clean water.


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