Emily Hammond is the Deputy General Counsel for Environment and Litigation. Hammond previously served as Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Law at the George Washington University, specializing in administrative law, energy law, and environmental law. A former environmental engineer, Hammond's research and policy work has focused on transparency and public participation in regulatory processes, the role of science in agency decision-making, and governance structures for mitigating climate change. Hammond earned a J.D., summa cum laude, from the University of Georgia, and a B.S. in Civil Engineering, cum laude, from Virginia Tech.