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Gina S. Warren
Associate Professor of Law
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Courses: Civil Procedure, Oil & Gas, Energy Law, Oil, Gas & Natural Resources Law, Climate Change & Energy

Professor Gina S. Warren became a member of the faculty in 2011. Prior to joining the faculty, Professor Warren taught Civil Procedure and Energy Law as a visiting professor at Duquesne University School of Law and taught a summer seminar on U.S. energy law at the University of Cologne in Cologne, Germany. While in Germany, Professor Warren also gave two presentations to the German/American Lawyer Association on climate change regulations in the U.S., including one presentation at the U.S. Embassy in Berlin. Before entering academia, Professor Warren was at Perkins Coie, LLP, a prominent international law firm, based in Seattle, Washington. She was a litigator in practice, with an emphasis in energy and utility law.

Professor Warren’s research explores the role of policy and regulation in the area of sustainable energy development, with a focus on renewable energy, climate change, and distributed generation.

Professor Warren received her B.S. in Psychology from the University of Arizona followed by her J.D. from Rutgers University School of Law. While at Rutgers, Professor Warren was an editor of the Rutgers Law Review, served on the moot court team, and received an award for her work with the Domestic Violence Clinic. After graduating from Rutgers, Professor Warren completed a clerkship for the Honorable Michael Winkelstein of the Appellate Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey.  She is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Washington.


Selected Publications 

“Vanishing Power Lines & Emerging Distributed Generation," 4 Wake Forest Journal of Law & Policy 347 (2014). [SSRN]

“Hydropower: Time for A Small Makeover,” 24 Indiana International and Comparative Law Review (249) (2014). [SSRN]

"Hydropower: It’s a Small World After All,” 91 Nebraska Law Review 925 (2013). [SSRN] [Westlaw]

"Two Years After the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s Decision in Belden & Blake Corp. v. Commonwealth Department of Conservation & Natural Resources:  The Commonwealth’s Struggle to Protect State Lands," 13 Duquesne Business Law Journal 193 (2011). [link to pdf] [Westlaw]

"Hydraulic Fracturing Fluid Disclosure: Do We Have a Right to Know?" 3 K├Âlner Schrift zum Wirtschaftsrecht [KSzW] 328 (2011) (Ger.). [link to pdf]

Note, "Prosecutorial Implications of a Victim’s Right to be Heard: Court Upholds Victim's Right to be Heard at Important Criminal Justice Hearings," 34 Rutgers Law Journal 1173 (2003). [Westlaw

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