Blake M. Mensing earned a B.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison (2005), a J.D. from American University Washington College of Law (2010), an M.A. from American University School of International Service (2010), and an LL.M. in Environmental Law from George Washington University Law School (2011), where he was a Randolph C. Shaw Graduate Environmental Fellow. While in law school, Mr. Mensing served as the Senior Note and Comment Editor of the International Law Review and as the Co-Editor-in-Chief of Sustainable Development Law & Policy. At Washington College of Law, he received the Dean's Award for Professional Responsibility for exemplifying proficiency in skills and the highest ethical standards of the profession. Mr. Mensing is a member of the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys and the Boston Bar Association and its Environmental Law Section.
Mr. Mensing previously served as a law clerk for two divisions of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the Environment and Natural Resources Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, and the General Counsel's Office of the U.S. Department of Energy. He also completed internships at the Defenders of Wildlife, the Center for International Environmental Law, and the Energy + Environment Foundation. Prior to joining Miyares and Harrington LLP, Mr. Mensing was a consumer protection litigation associate at Culik Law PC in Woburn. He also previously represented the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development in the resale of HUD-owned properties as an associate at Brecher, Wyner, Simons, Fox & Bolan, LLP in Newton.
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