Lawrence Pittman (’18)
Lawrence Pittman is an Assistant Regional Counsel at the Environmental Protection Agency - Region 6, working in the Office of Regional Counsel RCRA & Toxics Enforcement Branch in Dallas, Texas. Lawrence aids companies in reaching compliance with various environmental statutes, dealing with the Clean Air Act, the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, and the Federal Insecticide, Rodenticide and Fungicide Act. A Stone Mountain, Georgia native, Lawrence attended Lewis & Clark Law School from 2015 - 2018. While at Lewis & Clark Law School, Lawrence served as the Student Bar Association President, the American Bar Association Student Representative, and the Black Law Student Association Co-President. As Lawrence currently works at the EPA, he is actively pursuing his dream of advocating for the protection of human health and the environment.
Lawrence is currently a member of the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division (ABA YLD) - Scholars Program, where he serves as a Scholar for the Men of Color Project and as a Scholar for the ABA YLD - Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice Committee. Lawrence also serves as the Law Student Outreach Vice Director for the ABA YLD. Furthering his commitment as a professional in energy and environmental law, Lawrence is a part of the Leadership Development Program for American Bar Association Section of Environment, Energy and Resources (SEER). In addition, Lawrence serves as an ABA SEER Liaison to the ABA Coalition on Racial and Ethnic Justice. Over the last year Lawrence helped develop and moderated the ABA SEER CLE, “Analyzing Risk Assessment from Scientific, Legal and Client/Stakeholder Perspective”, published an article titled, “Underrepresented: Attorneys of Color in Niche Practice Areas”, and helped co-author the updated ABA SEER Environmental Justice Resolution.
Lawrence is a first-generation college graduate and a first-generation attorney. He is passionate about professional development, leadership, community service and mentoring. Lawrence serves as a mentor for the Bridge Builders Program, where he mentors pre-law students, current law students and recent law school graduates. Lawrence also served as a guest lecturer at Spelman College and Emory Law, teaching on RCRA & Hazardous Waste, the Clean Water Act and Renewable Energy and Sustainability. Lawrence enjoys hiking, biking, fishing, running, and anything that requires a bit of adventure.