Charles Lally – Executive Summit Chair
Charles is from Chicago, Illinois. He received his undergraduate degree in English with a minor in informatics from the University of Illinois. During college, Charles volunteered with the Illinois JusticeCorps, where he helped court patrons manage their cases electronically. In his free time, Charles runs long-distance, hikes, and judges tournaments for his college debate team.
Judith Kang – President, Tulane Environmental and Energy Law Society
Judith is from Anaheim Hills, California. She graduated with a double-degree in Hydrologic Sciences and Policy, B.S., and English, B.A., from University of California, Santa Barbara, in 2013. Before coming to Tulane Law, she worked as a local political consultant on the Central Coast, focusing on energy and environmental issues. After working in the political field, she recognized the dire need for better natural resources management and decided to pursue her juris doctor at Tulane Law. Judith is also the vice president of the Maritime Law Society, the secretary of the Asian-Pacific-American Law Students Association, a clerk for the Tulane Legal Assistance Program, a junior member of Tulane’s Environmental Law Journal, and a student attorney at the Tulane Environmental Law Clinic.
Steven Moctezuma – Vice President, Tulane Environmental and Energy Law Society
Steven is from Pomona, California and received his undergraduate degree from the University of California, Berkeley with a major in Philosophy. While studying philosophy, Steven was exposed to environmental ethics and became interested in the role of law in the environment. This eventually led him to Tulane to study environmental law. His interests lie primarily in the intersection of race, class, and the environment and how laws may positively or negatively impact the dynamics of that relation. Steven is also the 2L representative of the First Generation Law Student Association, Student Attorney at the Tulane Environmental Law Clinic, Junior Member of the Tulane Environmental Law Journal, and was the former Intersectionality Chair of EELS. In his free time, Steven enjoys recording music, watching movies, playing soccer, and cooking vegan versions of traditional Mexican dishes. (He was a speaker on the “Utility Vegetation Management: Legal, Regulatory, and Social Justice Issues” Panel.)
Domenica Borja – Speaker Chair
Domenica is originally from Guayaquil, Ecuador but grew up in Fairfield County, CT. She attended Emory University for her undergraduate and majored in Environmental Science and minored in Political Science, focusing on how the two interact in the world of environmental law and policy. She chose Tulane Law for its Environmental Clinic program and the unique landscape that the Gulf South presents for environmental issues. In her free time Domenica enjoys hiking, yoga, reading and live music. Outside of being Summit Chair, she is on the Environmental Law Clinic, a member of TULLSA and is the 2L SBA Class Board Vice President.
Savanah Edwards – Speaker Chair
Savanah is from Ponchatoula, Louisiana. She received her undergraduate degrees from Tulane University where she studied Political Science and Public Relations. At Tulane, Savanah increasingly became aware of the environmental crisis, specifically noting how climate change was affecting her home state. She wants to champion these issues that are overwhelmingly ignored in Louisiana. Her passion for environmental justice has motivated her to pursue her juris doctorate and to expand her knowledge on improving the current state of the environment and the laws that influence it.
Malcolm Llyod – Speaker Chair
Malcolm is from Boston, Massachusetts, and received his undergraduate degree from Trinity College. Additionally, he has a master’s degree in history from the University of Edinburgh and wrote a dissertation examining the intersection between mass incarceration and environmental exploitation in Louisiana. Prior to attending Tulane Law School, he served for five years as a staff investigator at the Orleans Public Defenders in New Orleans. In addition to working on the summit, Malcolm is a law clerk with TULAP. In his free time, Malcolm enjoys reading, listening to music, and enjoying the parks in New Orleans.
Emily Hager – Hospitality Chair
Emily arrived in New Orleans by way of Cary, North Carolina. She graduated in May 2020 from North Carolina State University and holds degrees in Environmental Sciences and Political Science with a minor in French. She chose Tulane because of its nationally recognized environmental law program and close proximity to king-cake bakeries. Emily is currently working as a student-attorney with the Environmental Law Clinic where she is learning how to effectively represent real-life clients. She is also a Junior Member of the Maritime Law Journal and an Associate Justice of the Tulane Law Honor Board. She has taken a particular interest in renewable energy after her 1L internship experience and looks forward to spending her 2L summer interning with a prominent solar development company in Washington D.C.
Brennan Spoor – Outreach Chair
Alex Keiser – Technology Chair
Alex is from New Orleans, Louisiana, and received her undergraduate degree from Tulane University in International Relations with minors in French and philosophy. She is dedicated to protecting the places she calls home, so she decided to pursue studies in environmental law at Tulane University Law School. In addition to serving as the Technology Chair, Alex is a junior member of the Tulane Environmental Law Journal and a part-time law clerk for the United States Department of Justice Environment and Natural Resources Division in the Environmental Enforcement Section. In her free time, Alex enjoys roller skating, biking, and exploring the New Orleans music scene.
Ryan Anderson – Art and Design Chair
Ryan is from Birmingham, Alabama and received her undergraduate degree from theUniversity of Alabama, where she majored in Philosophy with a minor in liberal arts. She is passionate about the environment and the laws that shape it, which is why she chose Tulane to study environmental law. In her free time, Ryan enjoys taking long walks in Audubon Park, spending time with her cat, and drinking craft beer. In addition to serving as Art and Design Chair, she is the Editor-In-Chief of Tulane’s Environmental Law Journal and a student attorney at the Tulane Environmental Law Clinic.
William Montgomery – CLE Chair
Haley Gentry – Logistics Chair
Haley is from Birmingham, Alabama, and received her undergraduate degree from Vanderbilt University where she majored in both Public Policy and Spanish with a minor in Environmental and Sustainability Studies. She became extremely interested in environmental justice after working on an undergraduate research project where she co-authored a paper with David Hess, titled “100% renewable energy policies in US cities: strategies, recommendations, and implementation challenges.” It has been her lifelong dream to pursue a degree in environmental law at Tulane after taking the train to New Orleans as a kid. In her free time, you can find her hiking, camping, or attending jazz shows in the neighborhoods of NOLA. In addition to serving as the Logistics Chair, Haley is the Notes and Comments Editor of the Tulane Environmental Law Journal and is a student attorney with the Tulane Environmental Law Clinic.