August 22, 2007
Law Student Chad Marriott Awarded Externship With Chief Environmental Counsel for the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
The School of Law is pleased to announce that second year law student Chad Marriott has been awarded an externship with the Chief Environmental Counsel for the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. The Committee, currently chaired by Representative Henry Waxman (D-CA), is the main investigative committee in the U.S. House of Representatives. It has jurisdiction to investigate any federal program and any matter with federal policy implications. In the externship, Marriott will work directly with School of Law alumnus Greg Dotson, Chief Environmental Counsel and Representative Waxman’s Environment and Energy Aide. During the Fall of 2007 the Committee will be focusing on energy policy, implementation of the new energy bill and the role of executive branch scientists in current climate and energy policy. Marriott’s work will include legal research on energy policy, analysis of key provisions of the 2007 energy bill, drafting legislation specifically geared toward follow up to the new energy bill, and legislative oversight of executive branch implementation of energy policy.