LUDOVICA M. BROWN
P.O. Box ***, South Royalton, VT
802-***-**** / email@example.com
Vermont Law School, South Royalton, Vermont
Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Energy Law Graduate May 11th 2019
Merit Scholarship Recipient
Selected coursework: Energy Law and Policy, Energy Regulation and Markets, Advanced Legal Research, Environmental Law, Renewable Energy Project Finance and Development, Oil & Gas Production and Transportation, Environmental Justice.
Pontificia Universitas Lateranensis, Vatican City
Juris Doctor with focus on International Law, summa cum laude awarded January 2018
Achieved highest possible grade point average
Finalist for Best Thesis: Compared trade secrets and intellectual property in Europe and the U.S.
Selected Coursework: International Law, Comparative Private Law, Comparative Public Law, Legal English, Commercial Law, European Law, and Human Rights
School of Political Education, Vatican City
Certificate in Political and Ethical Studies awarded June 2014
Institute for Energy and the Environment, Vermont Law School, South Royalton, VT; Public Policy Fellow, Summer 2019- Spring 2020
Analyzing, assembling, and assessing a law review paper focused on energy siting in Home Rule and Dillon Rule states achieving West Virginia Law School publication.
Cooperating with American Farmland Trust with the goal of evaluating solar siting policies on farmland, and completing a study of which state(s) in the Northeast might welcome this type of development, while mentoring students assigned to this project.
Partnered with the Farm Bill Law Enterprise on examining and publishing a historic summary and update for the 2018 Farm Bill’s Energy Title.
Clean Energy State Alliance, Montpelier, VT; Legal Intern, Fall 2019
Mapped a report with the goal of forecasting the role of hydro in Renewable Portfolio Standard policies, with a focus on New England; assembling on a guide for affordable solar energy; promoted and reviewed C.E.S.A. newsletter.
Co-authored and Published: “States Strategies for Valuing Distributed Energy Resources in Cost-Effective Locations”
Vermont Public Interest Research Group (VPIRG), Montpelier, VT; Legal Extern, Fall 2018
Authored a memo discussing the constitutionality of a bill that addressed a natural gas pipeline ban in order to be presented and proposed at the Vermont Legislature
Monitored and tracked committees dealing with electric vehicles and renewables the Vermont Legislature
TetraPak L.L.C., Modena, Italy; Summer Legal Assistant, Aug 2015 – Oct 2015; Aug 2016 – Oct 2016
Assisted the Legal Manager of a company that promotes paper recycling
Negotiated with clients, created PowerPoint presentations in order to clarify difficult legislative issues, evaluated contracts, actively coached in trade secret meetings, and contributed in assessing potential lawsuits
International Lateranensis Association, Vatican City; Public Relations Manager, Oct 2015 – Nov 2017
Mobilized the Association and University, successfully fundraised, managed and trained 10 staff
United Network, Rome, Italy; Head Delegate for Harvard Model United Nations, Mar 2016– Apr 2016
Played the role of a mock ambassador to the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
LANGUAGES, SKILLS AND INTERESTS
Fluent in Italian, English, and Spanish; proficient in German and Latin
Computer Skills: Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Teams), Share-point, Canva, Adobe, and Social Media