Rob Weinstock

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Robert Weinstock

Rob Weinstock
Director & Clinical Associate Professor
Environmental Advocacy Center - Northwestern Pritzker School of Law

Rob directs the Environmental Advocacy Center (EAC) at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law (, where he oversees a diverse docket of environmental and energy law projects. The EAC focuses on environmental justice advocacy in Chicago and the surrounding region. Ongoing examples include representing community organizations on the Southeast Side of Chicago in their fight against the proposed relocation of General Iron and immigrants' rights organizations in West Chicago, Illinois, in their opposition to a second waste transfer station in their community. The EAC is also engaged in ongoing energy policy dockets before the Illinois Commerce Commission as well as complex litigation and regulatory advocacy projects under federal environmental statutes.