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Sarah Adams-Schoen

Assistant Professor of Legal Process and Director of the Institute on Land Use & Sustainable Development Law


B.A., 
Sarah Lawrence College 

M.Sc., London School of Economics, With Distinction
J.D., 
Lewis &
Clark Law School, Magna Cum Laude

Contact Info
Email: sadams@tourolaw.edu
Phone: Office: 631-761-7137
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Biography

Professor Sarah Adams-Schoen joined the Touro Law Center faculty in 2012. She currently teaches Environmental Criminal Law and Environmental Law. Professor Adams-Schoen was previously a Visiting Professor of Legal Analysis and Writing at Lewis & Clark Law School in Portland, Oregon, where she also taught Energy Law and Federal White Collar Criminal Law. 
 
After receiving her Master’s in Public Policy, Professor Adams-Schoen worked as a senior policy analyst for Portland, Oregon’s Metro Regional Government, where she continued to work while earning her J.D. Before joining the Lewis & Clark faculty, she worked as a criminal defense attorney for Janet Hoffman & Associates, one of Oregon's top criminal defense firms, where she handled complex environmental and other state and federal white collar cases. Prior to that, she worked as a civil and regulatory litigator at Stoel Rives, a 400-attorney firm with 11 offices in 7 states in the Western U.S., gaining environmental, energy, regulatory, and administrative law experience. While at Stoel Rives, she managed the firm’s pro bono clinic. She is the past chair of OGALLA: The LGBT Bar Association of Oregon.

Professor Adams-Schoen earned a Masters in Public Policy with distinction from the London School of Economics and a J.D. magna cum laude from Lewis & Clark Law School. 

Professor Adams-Schoen is currently the co-editor-in-chief of Municipal Lawyer, a publication of the New York State Bar Association, and an associate editor of Legal Communication & Rhetoric: JALWD. 



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Courses
Environmental Law 
Environmental Crimes: Law & Practice
Legal Process I & II 


Publications
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