Neil Popovic

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Neil A.F. Popovic "is a shareholder (partner) at Heller Ehrman LLP, where he has a litigation practice that includes international dispute resolution, white collar criminal defense and complex civil litigation. Mr. Popovic also has a pro bono practice in international environmental law, and serves as Chair of the firm's San Francisco Pro Bono Committee. He teaches international environmental law at the University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law, and has published numerous articles on international environmental law, including human rights and the environment. Mr. Popovic previously worked as an attorney in the International Program of the Sierra Club Legal Defense Fund (now Earthjustice), and continues to work with Earthjustice as a consultant. Mr. Popovic has served on the board of ERI since its inception. He also sits on the board of the Center for Youth Development through Law.

"Education: University of California, Berkeley (A.B., Political Science, 1983); University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law (J.D., 1987); Note and Comment Editor, California Law Review; Tufts University, The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy (M.A., International Relations, 1992), Ford Foundation Fellow in Public International Law; Academy of European Law, Summer Session 1995.

"Mr. Popovic served as a law clerk to the Honorable Alicemarie H. Stotler of the U.S. District Court in Los Angeles and Santa Ana, and was a judicial extern for Justice Joseph R. Grodin of the Supreme Court of California." [1]

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  1. Neil Popovic, EarthRights International, accessed July 17, 2007.