New York City Environmental Law Leadership Institute

Exploring Challenges, Promoting Leadership, and Cultivating Solutions

DESIGNED TO INFORM, EQUIP, AND INSPIRE
NEW ATTORNEYS

The New York City Environmental Law Leadership Institute (NYCELLI) is an annual seminar for a select group of new environmental attorneys committed to leadership in the field and making a positive contribution to the City’s environment.

The Institute is designed to inform, equip, and inspire new attorneys to take on key roles in improving the quality of New York’s City’s environment and the health of its residents.

WHAT NYCELLI PARICIPANTS DO

CONNECT

Learn about the issues, history and trends in environmental law in New York City, connect with the City’s network of environmental law practitioners, agencies and organizations, and engage in collaborative dialogue to address the City’s environmental challenges.

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EXPLORE

Explore the special physical, social and economic dynamics of the urban environment, the relationships between sources of law and jurisdictions and the potential for solving environmental problems through law and policy.

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CONTEXTUALIZE

Put the course material into context and get a close-up view of the City’s environmental landscape. The program complements the classroom experience with several tours of environmentally significant sites throughout the City.

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COLLABORATE

As an opportunity to serve and to develop leadership, participants collaborate to create projects aimed at improving the New York City environment.

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