Renee Della Fave

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Eastern Regional Network
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Legal Specialist
NJ Department of Environmental Protection

Renee Della Fave is an attorney licensed to practice law in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.  After graduating from Rutgers University School of Law-Camden in May 2009, serving a two-year clerkship for the administrative law judges of the New Jersey Office of Administrative Law, and volunteering as an attorney for PennFuture in its Pittsburgh office, she finally found a permanent position working as an attorney with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection in June 2012.  While in law school, Renee focused her studies on environmental law and interned at both the US Environmental Protection Agency (Region 3 Philadelphia) and the PA Department of Environmental Protection (Southeast Regional Office). She was also a member of the Rutgers Environmental Moot Court Team of 2009, the lead technical editor of the Rutgers Journal of Law and Public Policy, the treasurer of the Rutgers Student Animal Legal Defense Fund, and a member of the Delaware Valley Environmental American Inn of Court. Prior to law school, Renee worked as a college English instructor after receiving her master's in English from the University of South Dakota where she concentrated her literary studies in Eco-criticism.