Anita Halvorssen


Law of Sustainable Development and Trade
Global Climate Change Law and Policy

Law Firm:
Director of Global Legal Solutions, LLC
Adjunct Professor
Environmental and Natural Resources Law

J.S.D., Columbia University, School of Law, New York (1999)
LL.M., Columbia University, School of Law (1988)
Juridisk embetseksamen (Law Degree) University of Oslo, Norway (1985)
Agronomist Degree, Landbruksakademiet (Agricultural Academy), Oslo, Norway (1978)

Dr. Anita M. Halvorssen teaches Sustainable Development and Trade and Global Climate Change Law and Policy. She also teaches International Law at the Political Science Department and International Environmental Law at the Environmental Studies Program of the University of Colorado.

Dr. Halvorssen is Director of Global Legal Solutions, LLC, an international think tank and consultancy. She was formerly a Senior Executive Officer at the Royal Ministry of Environment in Norway, and has worked at the law firm of Holme Roberts & Owen, in Denver, Colorado. She has also taught European Union Law at the School of Law at the University of Colorado and was a Fellow at the Natural Resources Law Center (NRLC).

Dr. Halvorssen received her first degree in law from the University of Oslo, Norway, and an LLM and a Doctor of the Science of Law (JSD) from Columbia University, New York. Dr. Halvorssen is the author of Equality Among Unequals in International Environmental Law: Differential Treatment for Developing Countries (Westview Press, 1999), as well as articles in the area of international environmental law.

Sturm College of Law
University of Denver
2255 E. Evans Avenue
Denver, CO 80208