Environment and Natural Resources Division

Environment and Natural Resources Division

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Meet the Director

Assistant Attorney General

Jeffrey B. Clark
Assistant Attorney General

Jeffrey Bossert Clark began serving as Assistant Attorney General of the Environment and Natural Resources Division (ENRD) on November 1, 2018. Prior to his confirmation as Assistant Attorney General, Mr. Clark was a partner with the international law firm of Kirkland & Ellis LLP in its Washington, D.C. office.  During his time at the firm, he practiced in diverse areas of law, ranging from environmental to antitrust.  Mr. Clark has argued and won numerous cases in multiple U.S. Courts of Appeals.  He has deep experience in matters involving the Clean Air Act, the National Environmental Policy Act, the Energy Policy and Conservation Act of 1975, and the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007.

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Leadership 

Jeffrey Bossert Clark
Assistant Attorney General

Contact 

Office of the Assistant Attorney General
(202) 514-2701

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What We Do

The Environment and Natural Resources Division, which is organized into ten sections, has primary responsibilities for litigation as well as appellate and policy work on behalf of the United States regarding:
 

Prevention and Clean Up of Pollution

Environmental Challenges to Federal Programs and Activities
 

Stewardship of Public Lands and Natural Resources
 

Property Acquisition for Federal Needs
 

Wildlife Protection
 

Indian Rights and Claims

 

With offices across the United States, the Division is the nation's environmental lawyer, and the largest environmental law firm in the country.