Shaun A. Goho
Shaun Goho is a Lecturer on Law as well as the Acting Director and Senior Staff Attorney of the Emmett Environmental Law and Policy Clinic. Mr. Goho graduated from HLS in 2001, where he was Developments Editor of the Harvard Law Review. Following graduation, he clerked for Judge Reginald C. Lindsay in the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts. He then worked for three years in the Washington, D.C. office of O’Melveny & Myers, with a practice largely focused on securities litigation, and for three years in the Seattle office of Earthjustice, where he litigated a variety of environmental cases in state and federal court, with an emphasis on Endangered Species Act and water rights issues. In the Emmett Clinic, he works on issues such as citizen science, climate change displacement, and lead in drinking water. More »
Aladdine Joroff is a Lecturer on Law and Senior Clinical Instructor and Staff Attorney in the Emmett Environmental Law & Policy Clinic. Prior to joining Harvard Law School, Aladdine practiced environmental, energy and land use law in the Boston offices of Beveridge & Diamond and Goodwin Procter, where her work included permitting, operating and regulatory compliance counseling, policy development advocacy, and litigation in state and federal courts. Aladdine’s work at the Clinic includes a focus on developing climate change mitigation and resiliency strategies for municipalities and tribes and creating equitable tools for transitioning energy systems off of fossil fuels. Aladdine leads the Climate Solutions Living Lab and teaches climate change law and policy courses at Harvard College and Harvard Extension School. She received her J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania School of Law and her M.S. and B.S. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. More »
Leah Cohen is a Clinical Fellow in the Emmett Environmental Law and Policy Clinic. Ms. Cohen graduated with a joint degree in law and policy from HLS and HKS in 2010, where she was a student at the Clinic. She has worked in and for City, State, and Federal Government, International Development institutions, as well as the private sector on issues related to cities and climate change. For example, she worked at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on development of the Agency’s first climate adaptation plan. She also served as Director of Climate Analysis for Mayor Bloomberg’s Special Initiative for Rebuilding and Resiliency following Hurricane Sandy. In this capacity, she worked with New York City’s Panel on Climate Change, FEMA, and other federal agencies to develop the climate risk information that was used to inform the City’s rebuilding efforts and advocate for changes to federal disaster policy. In the Clinic, she works on issues such as carbon offsets and energy justice in Native American communities.
Tommy Landers is a Clinical Fellow in the Emmett Environmental Law & Policy Clinic. He graduated from Georgetown University Law Center in 2018 as a Public Interest Law Scholar. After graduating, he clerked for Judge Robert N. McDonald on the Maryland Court of Appeals and then for Judge D.P. Marshall Jr. on the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas. Before law school, Tommy directed the advocacy organization Environment Maryland, and he was the Maryland & D.C. Policy Director for Chesapeake Climate Action Network. Tommy’s advocacy focused on the Chesapeake Bay, climate change, and clean energy.
Jacqueline Calahong is a staff assistant for the Emmett Environmental Law & Policy Clinic. Jacqueline has worked at the Tufts University Center for Children, Ceres, Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection, and Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility. She holds a B.A. in political science from the University of Michigan and a J.D. from the Pennsylvania State University Dickinson School of Law.
Wendy Jacobs (In Memoriam)
Wendy Jacobs, Director of the Emmett Environmental Law and Policy Clinic and Emmett Clinical Professor of Environmental Law, passed away after a long illness on February 1, 2021. Her deep commitment to teaching, the legal profession, and the environment profoundly affected everyone who had the honor to work with and learn from her. We have created a memorial website so that Wendy’s many friends, colleagues, and students can share their memories of and tributes to her.