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Kevin Poloncarz

Advisory Board member

Kevin Poloncarz, a partner at Covington & Burling LLP, represents a broad range of clients on policy, regulatory, litigation, commercial, and enforcement matters involving air quality, climate change, and clean energy. He also co-chairs the firm’s Environmental Practice Group and Energy Industry Group. Mr. Poloncarz is among the nation’s leading climate change attorneys and California’s leading environmental lawyers. He was named an “Energy & Environmental Trailblazer” by the National Law Journal in 2017 and was inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Environmental Lawyers in 2018. He has extensive experience with California’s Cap-and-Trade Program, Low Carbon Fuel Standard, Renewables Portfolio Standard, and is recognized as a leading advisor on carbon markets and legislative and policy strategies supporting decarbonization. He is a graduate of Hobart College, where he was awarded his B.A. degree summa cum laude, and of the University of Chicago Law School, where he received his J.D. degree.

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