Environmental and Natural Resources Law
Associate Professor with Tenure
J.D., 2006, Stanford Law School
B.A., 1999, Wesleyan University
Justin Pidot graduated with high honors from Wesleyan University before attending Stanford Law School, where he graduated with distinction and was editor in chief of the Stanford Environmental Law Journal. Professor Pidot clerked for Judge Judith W. Rogers of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. Prior to joining the University of Denver faculty, he was an appellate litigator at the Environment and Natural Resources Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, where he presented argument in more than a dozen federal appellate cases and acted as the staff attorney on two cases before the United States Supreme Court. Professor Pidot also completed a fellowship at the Georgetown Environmental Law & Policy Institute.
Professor Pidot’s scholarship and teaching focus on environmental law, natural resources law, and federal courts.
- Tie Votes in the Supreme Court, 101 Minnesota Law Review 245 (2016).
- Governance and Uncertainty, 37 Cardozo Law Review 113 (2016).
- Environmental Settlements and Administrative Law, 38 Harvard Environmental Law Review 191 (2015) (with Courtney McVean).
- Fees, Expenditures, and the Takings Clause, 41 Ecology Law Quarterly 131 (2014).
- Deconstructing Disaster, 2013 Brigham Young University Law Review 213 (2013).