Why Join The NYSBA Environmental & Energy Law Section?

Join this Section and you'll quickly build a network of contacts practicing in private law firms, government, corporations, and the consulting field. The Section publishes The New York Environmental Lawyer and special reports, and provides an online community for its members for discussions and valuable forms. Offering easy access to mainstream as well as diverse information, each year the Section hosts an annual meeting, fall meeting, Legislative Forum and Oil Spill Symposium,  in addition to cosponsoring MCLE programs for NYSBA members at special member discounts. The Section also provides an annual essay contest for law students and minority fellowship for law students of color.


To join this Section by phone, call the Member Resource Center at (800) 582-2452 during business hours.

How much are Section dues? Very affordable with NYSBA membership. View the price list here (scroll down for Section dues).

Already a Member of this section? Join a committee!

Are you interested in volunteering for a Section Committee?  Click here to join a committee: Join a Section Committee, or email your staff liaison to indicate the committee(s) you wish to join. 

List of Section Committees

Adirondacks, Catskills, Forest Preserve and National Resource Management
Agriculture & Rural Issues
Brownfields Task Force
Coastal and Wetland Resources
Continuing Legal Education
Corporate Counsel
Enforcement and Compliance
Environmental Business Transactions
Environmental Impact Assessment
Environmental Insurance
Environmental Justice
Future of Federal Environmental Policy Task Force
Global Climate Change
Hazardous Waste/Site Remediation
Land Use
Mining and Oil & Gas Exploration
Petroleum Spills
Solid Waste
Toxic Torts
Water Quality