Elected Member

Professor Jonathan Rosenbloom

Albany, NY
Albany Law School
Rhode Island School of Design
New York Law School

Jonathan Rosenbloom, professor of law, joined Vermont Law School in 2019 first as a visitor from Drake Law School where he was the Dwight D. Opperman Distinguished Professor of Law and Director of Environmental and Sustainability Programming. He is the author of Remarkable Cities and the Fight Against Climate Change (ELI 2020); co-author of two textbooks, Resilience & Sustainability: From Theory to Practice (Aspen 2018) (with Shelley Saxer) and Land Use and Sustainable Development Law: Cases and Materials (9th ed. West 2017) (with John Nolon, Patricia Salkin, Stephen Miller); and co-editor of Routledge Handbook of the Study of the Commons (Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group 2018) (with Dan Cole, Blake Hudson) and Beyond Zero-Sum Environmentalism (ELI Press 2018) (with Sarah Krakoff, Melissa Powers). His scholarship has been published in Hastings Law Journal, Harvard Environmental Law Review, Colorado University Law Review, Washington Law Review, and others. Professor Rosenbloom is the founding executive director of the Sustainable Development Code, a model land use code designed to provide local governments with the best sustainability practices in land use. Professor Rosenbloom received his Bachelors in Architecture from the Rhode Island School of Design, JD from New York Law School, and LLM from Harvard Law School. Prior to teaching, he founded a non-profit that worked with state and local governments on becoming more sustainable, clerked for the Honorable Rosemary Barkett on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit, and worked for Reed Smith LLP. He was named Stevens Faculty Scholar of the Year in 2018, Vermont Law School, Distinguished Environment Law Scholar in 2017, University of Oregon, School of Law Environmental & Natural Resource Distinguished Visitor in 2016, and Drake Law Outstanding Professor of the Year in 2013. 

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Areas of Expertise
Government Law
International Law
Land Use (Real Property)
Administrative Law
Environmental Law
Property Law (Real Property)