Warren Lavey
Warren Lavey
Adjunct Professor
Biomedical and Translational Sciences


  • Harvard University, Cambridge, MA - 1975 MS and BA in Applied Mathematics (summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Harvard National Scholar, Westinghouse Scholarship)
  • University of Cambridge, Emmanuel College, Cambridge, England - 1976 Diploma in Economics (first class honors)
  • Harvard University, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA - 1979 JD (magna cum laude)


Professional Positions

Senior Fellow, Environmental Law and Policy Center (Chicago) Senior Regulatory Counsel, American Clean Skies Foundation (Washington, DC) Retired Partner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP (global law firm) External Advisory Committee, Illinois Sustainable Technologies Center External Advisory Committee, University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health

Research Interests

Regulatory models to mitigate climate change; environmental policy advocacy; designing and implementing clean energy and energy efficiency programs


Recent Courses Taught

  • CHP 395 - Sustainability Challenges, Law
  • GEOG 466 (GGIS 466, ESE 466) - Environmental Policy
  • LAW 792 - Applied Environ Law