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Adam Babich 

Professor of Law and Director, Environmental Law Clinic
BA, 1977, Dickinson College; JD, 1983, Yale University

E-mail:  ababich@tulane.edu
Telephone:  504.862.8800
Office:  Weinmann Hall, 130-B


Adam Babich teaches environmental law and directs the Tulane Environmental Law Clinic.

Before joining Tulane in 2000, he was a litigator in Denver and Chicago, enforced environmental laws as a Colorado Assistant Attorney General, served as an adjunct attorney for the Environmental Defense Fund and worked as a judicial law clerk for the Colorado Supreme Court. He also spent four years as editor-in-chief of the Environmental Law Reporter.

Babich was a trial lawyer on the nation’s first remedy trial under the Superfund law and has litigated high-profile cases involving the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act and other types of environmental contamination. He also has taught at Georgetown University Law Center, American University and the University of Denver.

Under his leadership, the Tulane Environmental Law Clinic received the New Orleans Chapter of the Federal Bar Association’s Camille F. Gravel Jr. Pro Bono Award in 2010.

Professor Babich's CV   |   SSRN author page  

Fall 2015 - Environmental Law: Pollution Control; Environmental Law Clinic
Spring 2016 - Environmental Law Clinic 


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Articles Book Chapters

Book Chapters
The Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (ch. 3.6), in MINING ENVIRONMENTAL HANDBOOK (Jerrold J. Marcus ed., Imperial College Press) (1997)
Colorado (ch. 47), in ENVIRONMENTAL LAW PRACTICE GUIDE (Matthew Bender 1992) (Named Best Law Book of 1992 by the Association of American Publishers) (1992)
Hazardous Waste at Federal Facilities (ch. 1), in HAZARDOUS WASTE SITE INVESTIGATIONS: TOWARD BETTER DECISIONS (Richard B. Gammage & Barry Berven eds.) > (1992)
Taking Charge: Local Governments and Hazardous Substances (with K. Hanson), in 1989 ZONING AND PLANNING LAW HANDBOOK 553 (M. Dennison ed.); also published in LA MUN. REV., Nov./Dec. 1988, at 6.
Civil Procedure, in 1986 ANNUAL SURVEY OF COLORADO LAW 11 (Beth E. Graham ed.) (1987)

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