Edward Lloyd is the Evan M. Frankel Clinical Professor in Environmental Law at Columbia Law School. He is a leading expert in environmental legal issues and citizen suit litigation. He has testified before the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives committees on environmental enforcement. Previously, from 1985-2000, he served as the founding director of the Rutgers University Law School Environmental Law Clinic. He has also served as a member of the Litigation Review Committee of the Environmental Defense Fund from 1991-2015 on the New Jersey Supreme Court Committee on Environmental Litigation. From 1974 to 1985, he served as both staff attorney and Executive Director of the New Jersey Public Interest Research Group, where he continues to serve as general counsel.
Professor Lloyd is a Commissioner of the New Jersey Pinelands Commission, President and founder of the Eastern Environmental Law Center, and a member of the faculty of the Columbia University Earth Institute. He has received numerous awards including the Maureen Ogden Award from the Association of New Jersey Environmental Commissions (ANJEC), the Sierra Club Outstanding Environmental Achievement Award, the NY/NJ Baykeeper Award, New Jersey Work Environment Council Award, the Environmental Stewardship Award from EarthShare New Jersey, the Environmental Legacy Award, New Jersey Environmental Lobby, and the National PIRG Alumni Award. He earned an undergraduate degree in chemistry from Princeton University and a J.D. from the University of Wisconsin. Professor Lloyd has served on the Board of The Fund for New Jersey since 2004.