Jesse Lueders is the Emmett/Frankel Fellow in Environmental Law and Policy for 2013-2015. Lueders works within UCLA School of Law’s Emmett Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, to pursue a scholarly research agenda on issues relating to environmental law and policy, including issues related to climate change.
Lueders is a 2013 graduate of UCLA Law School. While at UCLA, he served as co-chair of the Animal Law Society and was selected by the environmental law faculty as the annual Donald G. Hagman Scholar for 2013. He served as a legal intern with the Colorado-based nonprofit WildEarth Guardians, where he focused on air pollution and species protection, and was a legal extern for the Natural Resources Defense Council’s Environmental Justice and Southern California Ecosystems Programs.
Lueders received his B.A. with distinction in Philosophy from the University of Wisconsin where he was awarded the Kemper K. Knapp and William F. Vilas National Merit Scholarships, as well as the Larry Temkin Prize for his essay “What’s Wrong with Factory Farming.”