Edward Lloyd
Evan M. Frankel Clinical Professor of Environmental Law, School of Law
Director, Environmental Law Clinic, School of Law



Edward Lloyd is the Evan M. Frankel Clinical Professor of Environmental Law and Director of the Environmental Law Clinic at Columbia Law School. Lloyd received his B.A. in Chemistry from Princeton in 1970 and his J.D. from the University of Wisconsin in 1973. From there, he served as staff attorney and executive director of the New Jersey Public Interest Research Group from 1974-83. Since 1983, he has served as general counsel to the New Jersey Public Interest Research Group. Lloyd is the founding director of the Rutgers University Law School Environmental Law Clinic which he ran from 1985-2000.

As a professor, Lloyd has lectured on environmental legal issues at Judicial College for New Jersey judges, on citizen suit litigation at the Practicing Law Institute and ALI/ABA, and on numerous environmental courses for the practicing bar at the New Jersey Institute for Legal Education. Lloyd is co-founder and co-director of the Eastern Environmental Law Center. He is a member of the New Jersey Pinelands Commission, 2002-present, and of the Litigation Review Committee of Environmental Defense, 1991-present. He served as member of the New Jersey Supreme Court Committee on Environmental Litigation, as a conferee at the Governor's Conference on Electricity Policy, Planning and Regulation, and as chairman of the board of directors for the New Jersey Environmental Voters' Alliance, 1983-87. Lloyd has testified before the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives committees on environmental enforcement.