Virtual Guest Speakers

April 4:

Green Business
Professor Dennis D. Hirsch, Capital University Law School
Virtual Lecture
Discussion List   (Professor Hirsch will join the discussion list from April 4-9)


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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