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Max Sarinsky

Legal Fellow

Max Sarinsky is one of Policy Integrity’s legal fellows. Prior to joining Policy Integrity, Max clerked for the Honorable Pamela A. Harris of the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals. He also previously served as an Assistant Corporation Counsel with the Administrative Law Division of the New York City Law Department, where he defended local policies promoting public health and reducing the city’s carbon footprint. Max received his J.D. magna cum laude from the New York University School of Law, and his B.A. cum laude from Georgetown University. Prior to attending law school, he worked as a technical science writer for an immigration law firm, helping professors and post-doctoral researchers obtain permanent residency and other immigration benefits.

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Brief of the Institute for Policy Integrity as Amicus Curiae in Support of Plaintiffs-Appellees, Casa De Maryland v. Department of Homeland Security, No. 19-2222 (4th Cir., Jan. 21, 2020)

Brief of the Institute for Policy Integrity as Amicus Curiae in Support of Petitioners, State of New York v. NHTSA, No. 19-2395 (2d Cir., Dec. 16, 2019)

Select Work

Public Comments to the State Department on the Proposed Keystone XL Pipeline — November 2019

Public Comments to USDA on Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program — September 2019

Discount Double-Check: An Analysis of the Discount Rate for Calculating the Social Cost of Carbon, NYU Journal of Legislation and Public Policy (2015)

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