Bloomberg Law
March 16, 2021, 4:24 PM

Biden’s DOJ Environment Pick Has Extensive Litigation Record

Ellen M. Gilmer
Ellen M. Gilmer

President Joe Biden’s pick to lead the Justice Department’s environment division has broad experience in litigation over Superfund cleanups and water pollution, along with non-environmental issues.

Todd Kim has worked 20 years as a litigator, first for DOJ’s Environment and Natural Resources Division, then for the District of Columbia and in private practice. The White House on Monday announced plans to nominate Kim as assistant attorney general atop ENRD.

A review of Kim’s DOJ work shows an extensive background in many of the same issues that dominate environmental litigation today. His 11-year tenure as D.C.'s solicitor general adds layers of ...

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