Faculty Profiles

Sarah Duffy

Sarah Duffy

Shapiro Fellow in Environmental Law and Policy
B.A. University of Michigan, 2009
J.D. University of Michigan, 2014

Sarah Duffy is a Shapiro Fellow in Environmental Law and Policy at UCLA School of Law.  Her research interests include water conservation, state-level climate change policy, and electrical management.

Duffy earned her B.A. with Phi Beta Kappa honors in the Program in the Environment from the University of Michigan.  She is a graduate of the University of Michigan Law School where she served as Contributing Editor of the Michigan Law Review and was on the Executive Board of the Environmental Law Society.  Duffy was also Student Supervisor of the Michigan Environmental Crimes Project and served as law clerk for the Environmental Law Institute, for the White House Council on Environmental Quality, and for the Chicago Department of Law.  As a law clerk with the White House Council on Environmental Quality and at the Environmental Law Institute, Duffy worked on projects related to the National Ocean Policy, invasive species laws, pesticide regulation, and offshore fracking.  Prior to attending law school, Duffy served as Special Assistant for the Office of the Director at the U.S. Office of Personnel Management where she led that agency’s internal sustainability program and its internal greenhouse gas inventory.