Keynote Speaker

Panelists & Moderators

Randall Abate

Rechnitz Family Endowed Chair in Marine and Environmental Law and Policy, Monmouth University

Dr. Aysha Akhtar

CEO, Center for Contemporary Sciences

Dan Ashe

President and CEO, Association of Zoos and Aquariums

Kate Barnekow

Clinical Fellow, Animal Law & Policy Program, Harvard Law School

Dr. Lisa Benjamin

Assistant Professor of Law, Lewis & Clark Law School

Mimi Brody

Director of Federal Affairs, Humane Society Legislative Fund

Jamie Contreras

Senior Staff Attorney, Animal Legal Defense Fund

Jessica Culpepper

Food Project Director, Public Justice

Dr. Rod Dennison

Independent Scholar; Chair and Founder, Minding Animals International Inc.

Kate Dylewsky

Senior Policy Advisor, Government Affairs, Animal Welfare Institute

Kelsey Eberly

Staff Attorney, Animal Legal Defense Fund

Stephanie Feldstein

Population and Sustainability Director, Center for Biological Diversity

Pamela Frasch

Associate Dean, Animal Law Program and Founder; Center for Animal Law Studies at Lewis & Clark Law School; Brooks McCormick Jr. Scholar of Animal Law and Policy

Eric Glitzenstein

Director of Litigation, Center for Biological Diversity

Pamela Hart

Executive Director, Center for Animal Law Studies at Lewis & Clark Law School

Tarah Heinzen

Senior Staff Attorney, Food & Water Watch

Nathan Herschler

Executive Director, New England Anti-Vivisection Society

Kathy Hessler

Clinical Professor of Law and Animal Law Clinic Director, Center for Animal Law Studies at Lewis & Clark Law School

Paul Locke

Associate Professor, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health

Jonathan Lovvorn

Chief Counsel, Animal Protection Litigation, The Humane Society of the United States; Lecturer in Law, Clinical Lecturer in Law, Senior Research Scholar in Law, and Faculty Co-Director, Law, Ethics, & Animals Program, Yale Law School

Erica Lyman

Clinical Professor of Law, International Environmental Law Project, Lewis & Clark Law School

Russ Mead

Shared Earth Visiting Professor, Lewis & Clark Law School

Natalie Mebane

Associate Director of United States Policy, 350.org

Katherine Meyer

Visiting Assistant Clinical Professor of Law, Harvard Law School

Nicole Pallotta

Senior Policy Program Manager, Animal Legal Defense Fund

Nancy Perry

Senior Vice President of Government Relations, The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA)

Melissa Powers

Jeffrey Bain Faculty Scholar and Professor of Law; Director, Green Energy Institute, Lewis & Clark Law School

Priscilla Rader Culp

Education Program Manager, Animal Legal Defense Fund

Dr. Rajesh K. Reddy

Animal Law LL.M. Program Director, Center for Animal Law Studies at Lewis & Clark Law School

The Honorable Gale E. Rasin

(Ret.), Baltimore City Circuit Court, 8th Judicial Circuit

The Honorable John J. Romero

Past President, National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges

Kathleen Schatzmann

Senior Legislative Affairs Manager, Animal Legal Defense Fund

Jeff Sebo

Clinical Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies; Affiliated Professor of Bioethics, Medical Ethics, and Philosophy; Director of the Animal Studies M.A. Program, New York University

Joyce Tischler

Founder, Animal Legal Defense Fund; Professor of Practice, Animal Law, Lewis & Clark Law School

Stephen Wells

Executive Director, Animal Legal Defense Fund

Delcianna J. Winders

Assistant Clinical Professor of Law and Animal Law Litigation Clinic Director, Center for Animal Law Studies at Lewis & Clark Law School

Kathleen Wood

Staff Attorney, Animal Legal Defense Fund