Great Lakes Regional Center - Ann Arbor, MI
Neil Kagan is a Senior Counsel based in the National Wildlife Federation's Great Lakes Regional Center. He works on water quality issues in the Great Lakes states and nationally. He is also an Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Law at Michigan Law School, where he has served as Director of the Environmental Law Clinic since 1996.
Before joining NWF, Neil practiced environmental and land use law in Oregon, both as a solo practitioner and as a staff attorney and lobbyist for 1000 Friends of Oregon, a land use watchdog group. Both before and since joining NWF, Neil served and serves as the sole or lead attorney in cases seeking protection of the Great Lakes, forests, wetlands, rivers, and other natural resources. Some of his past work has been described in:
Neil has a B.Sc. in Biology from Pennsylvania State University, a M.Sc. from Michigan State University, and a J.D. from the University of Oregon School of Law, with a certificate in Environmental and Natural Resources Law.