Virtual Guest Speakers
Professor Dennis D. Hirsch, Capital University Law School
A scholar of both information privacy law and environmental law,
Professor Dennis Hirsch received a Fulbright Senior Professorship
Grant for research and teaching in The Netherlands in 2010.
He lectured on comparative information privacy law at The
University of Amsterdam’s Institute for Information Law
and conducted research on innovative Dutch approaches to
information privacy regulation. Professor Hirsch teaches
environmental law, information privacy law, property law and appellate
litigation and directs Capital’s concentration program in
environmental law. His articles have appeared in the Illinois Law
Review, Georgia Law Review, Indiana Law Journal and numerous other
legal journals. He is the author of a prize-winning textbook on
environmental law practice, which has been adopted by more than 50 law
schools, and he is a frequent contributor to newspaper op-ed pages.
Professor Hirsch serves as counsel to the law firm of Porter Wright
Morris & Arthur and he has been a visiting professor at Notre Dame
and Drake University law schools. He formerly served as Associate Dean
for Faculty and Student Development. He is currently serving as vice
chair of the ABA’s Environmental Committee on Innovation,
Management Systems and Trading, has previously served as chair to that
committee and he co-founded the Central Ohio Sustainability Roundtable.
Prior to commencing
his academic career, Professor Hirsch was an associate in the environmental
and appellate practice groups at Sidley, Austin, Brown & Wood, and
clerked for the Hon. John M. Walker, Jr. of the United States Court of
Appeals for the Second Circuit. Professor Hirsch earned his J.D. from Yale Law School, where he served
as Articles Editor for the Yale Law Journal. He received his B.A.,
summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, from Columbia University. He is admitted to the bars of Ohio, New
York and the District of Columbia.
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