Stephanie Engelsman received her J.D. and Certificate in Natural Resources from Lewis & Clark Law School in 2004. While in school, she was an Associate Editor and then Form & Style Editor of the Animal Law Journal, a member of SALDF, and runner-up at the first National Animal Advocacy Competition held at Harvard Law School. She is now Staff Attorney with the Animal Legal Defense Fund’s Anti-Cruelty office in Portland where she works on civil litigation, legislation and anti-cruelty efforts in order to advance the interests of animals. Stephanie’s article “World Leader” – at what price? A look at lagging American animal protection laws will be published this fall by Pace Environmental Law Review.