Western Regional Director
Denise Grab is Western Regional Director at the Institute for Policy Integrity at NYU School of Law, where she also serves as an Adjunct Professor of Law. She has been on the Policy Integrity team since 2012, where she has helped develop the institute’s research and advocacy efforts on climate and energy law and policy. Before joining Policy Integrity, she worked as a litigation associate at Bingham McCutchen LLP and clerked for the Hon. A. Howard Matz of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. She holds a J.D. from Yale Law School, an M.E.M. from the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, and a B.S., with highest honors, in Environmental Sciences from the University of California, Berkeley.
Bar and Court Admissions: State Bar of California | Supreme Court of the United States; U.S. Courts of Appeals for the District of Columbia, Fifth Circuit, and Seventh Circuits; U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Central Districts of California
Brief of Amicus Curiae, Institute for Policy Integrity at New York University School of Law in Petitioners v. U.S. Department of the Interior — Wyoming District Court, 2017
The Falling Cost of Clean Power Plan Compliance — October 2017
Navigating Net Neutrality — May 2014
Environmental Federalism in a Dark Time — December 2018
Deregulation: Process and Procedures That Govern Agency Decisionmaking in An Era of Rollbacks, Energy Law Journal, Vol. 38, No. 2, 2017 (with Bethany Davis Noll).
Best Cost Estimate of Greenhouse Gases — August 2017
Fact checking opponents of the Clean Power Plan — The Hill, November 2016
Footnote 7 and the Clean Power Plan – ACS Blog, September 2016
New York’s Clean Energy Standard is a key step toward pricing carbon pollution fairly – Utility Dive, August 2016
Domestic Violence Victims Should Get Free Attorneys – Dallas Morning News, July 2015
Valuing the Climate Benefits of Rooftop Solar – Medium, April 2014