June 23, 2021

What to Expect From the Biden Administration in Environmental Enforcement



As the Biden Administration’s environmental agenda takes shape the panel will discuss what to expect at the US Department of Justice, particularly in the area of environmental criminal enforcement. The panel includes the current chief of the USDOJ Environmental Crimes Section and seasoned practitioners. The discussion will include:

  • An update on the Biden USDOJ’s enforcement initiatives
  • An overview of Environmental Crimes Program
  • Anatomy of an environmental crime investigation
  • Practical tips for environmental response


  • Deborah Harris, Section Chief, Environmental Crimes, Department of Justice
  • Daniel E. Pulliam, Partner, Faegre Drinker
  • Thomas J. Kelly, Jr., Senior Counsel, Faegre Drinker
  • Leslie Epstein, Associate, Faegre Drinker

Questions? Please contact Kassie Weld or call +1 612 766 7308.

Continuing Education Credit

This program has been approved only for the following continuing legal education credits:

  • California: 1 participatory hours of general credit
  • Colorado: 1 live hours of general credit  
  • Connecticut: 1 reciprocal hours of general credit               
  • Illinois: 1 hours of general credit
  • Indiana: 1 distance hours of substantive general credit
  • New Jersey: 1 distance hours of CLE credit
  • New York: 1 reciprocal non-traditional hours of professional practice credit for both newly admitted and experienced attorneys
  • Pennsylvania: 1 live hours of substantive law, practice, and procedure CLE credit
  • Texas: 1 hours of general credit

An application for approval of this course has been submitted and is pending in the following states: Delaware, Iowa, Minnesota.

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