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Sharon Jacobs’s primary research interests lie at the intersection of administrative, energy and environmental law. Her current research focuses on unconventional regulatory strategies in areas such as electricity demand, resource protection and pollution control.
Ms. Jacobs earned her J.D., cum laude, from Harvard Law School, where she received the Irving Oberman Memorial Award for best administrative law paper and served as Executive Articles Editor of the Harvard Law and Policy Review. After graduation, Ms. Jacobs practiced for three years at Covington & Burling LLP in Washington, D.C., where she divided her time between the energy and environmental regulatory groups and the general litigation group. Before entering law school, Ms. Jacobs was a professional cellist and earned degrees in music performance from Juilliard and the Cleveland Institute of Music.
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