Energy Law & Policy Project

Fellows explore innovative law and policy to promote a green energy future.

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ELPP Fellows

Mathew Bain - 3L- Bowerman Fellow

Mathew is a third-year law student looking forward to his third year with the Energy Law and Policy Project. He majored in Environmental Science at Montana State University, where he discovered a passion for both environmental and energy law. Mathew is enthusiastic about creating more sustainable and resilient communities. He aims to have a career focused on diverse legal issues that impact community health and wellbeing. In his free time, Mathew enjoys cooking, DIY projects, and hiking. Over the summer of 2021 he worked as a law clerk at the U.S. Attorney's Office.  

Charles Lockwood- 3L - Bowerman Fellow 

Charles Lockwood is a third-year law student with a growing passion for renewable and resilient energy. He attended the University of Florida, where he graduated with a BS in Environmental Science, and minors in Agricultural and Natural Resource Law and Policy, and Sustainability Studies. Immediately upon graduating, Charles moved across the United States to attend the University of Oregon School of Law. After living in six states, he realized he needed to develop a holistic view of approaches to environmental regulation and learn the intricacies of the relationships between Western and Tribal communities. In his free time, you can find Charles exploring various National Parks, in the hopes of visiting all 63 someday, playing tennis, and swimming in Oregon’s beautiful waters. Summer of 2021 he worked for the Public Utilities Commission and externed with the Coalition of Oregon Land Trusts.