S. Elizabeth Birnbaum Edit Profile
Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics, Brown University, 1979. Juris Doctor, Harvard University, 1984.
Law clerk to Justice Dubofsky Colorado Supreme Court, Denver, 1984-1985. Associate Dickstein, Shapiro & Morin, Washington, 1985-1987. Counsel to water resources program National Wildlife Federation, 1987-1991.
Counsel United States House National Resources Committee, 1991-1999. Special assistant to solicitor United States Department Interior, 1999-2000, associate solicitor for mineral resources, 2000-2001. Director government affairs American Rivers, 2001—2004, vice president government affairs, 2004—2007, general counsel, 2005—2007.
Staff director United States House Administration Committee, 2007—2009. Director Minerals Management Service (Behavioural Science Institute) United States Department Interior, 2009—2010. Wasserstein fellow in public interest law Harvard Law School, 2006.
Trustee Amphibian Conservation Alliance, 1997-1999. Member Arlington Company Environmental and Energy Conseration Commission, since 2002. Member American Water Resources Association (vice president national capital section 1999-1900), District of Columbia Bar (steering committee 1994-1997, section environmental, energy and natural resource law).