Avi Zevin joined Policy Integrity as an Attorney in August 2017. His focuses include clean air and climate regulation, electric market design, and energy policy at the federal, state, and local levels. Previously, he was an Associate at Van Ness Feldman LLP in Washington, D.C., where he provided strategic advice, legal advocacy, and policy analysis and development to a diverse set of clients in the energy sector, including clean energy businesses and associations, electric utilities, and Fortune 100 companies. Before law school, Avi helped develop policy, political, and communications strategy to advance climate change legislation and clean energy research, development, and deployment as a Policy Advisor on the Clean Energy Initiative at Third Way. Avi holds a J.D., magna cum laude, from New York University School of Law, an M.P.A. from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, and a B.A., with high honors, from the University of California at Berkeley.
Bar and Court Admissions: State Bar of California, District of Columbia Bar | U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit Court
What We Talk About When We Talk About Resilience – Utility Dive, November 30, 2017 (with Burcin Unel)
The Costs of Coddling Coal: Energy Secretary Rick Perry’s Plan to Boost the Coal Industry Will Hurt Consumers and Public Health – U.S. News and World Report, October 25, 2017 (with Richard Revesz)
Brief of Amicus Curiae, Institute for Policy Integrity at New York University School of Law in Regents of the University of California v. Department of Homeland Security — U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, 2018
Brief of Amicus Curiae, Institute for Policy Integrity at New York University School of Law in Open Communities Alliance v. Carson (Department of Housing and Urban Development) – D.C. District Court, 2017
Brief of Amicus Curiae, Institute for Policy Integrity at New York University School of Law in Coalition For Competitive Elec v. Zibelman – U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, 2017
Historical Perspectives on §111(d) of the Clean Air Act, 44 Envtl. L. Rep. 11095 (2014) (with Robert Nordhaus)
Select Public Comments
Public Comments on Clean Power Plan Replacement Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, February 2018
Presentation to the New York Department of Public Service on Monetizing Externalities of Air Pollution, January 2018
Reply Comments to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Department of Energy Proposal for Grid Reliability and Resilience Pricing, November 2017
Public Comments on the Department of Energy’s Request for Information on the Costs and Benefits of Net Energy Metering, October 2017.
Public Comments to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Department of Energy Proposal for Grid Reliability and Resilience Pricing, October 2017
Comments to the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada on the Social Cost of Carbon, October 2017