Samuel Pickerill focuses on environmental litigation and regulatory compliance matters. He has experience practicing under the Clean Air Act, Safe Drinking Water Act, and various state environmental statutes. Mr. Pickerill also has experience assisting clients on climate-related issues, including in the biofuels and carbon capture, utilization, and sequestration (CCUS) industries. He maintains an active pro bono practice, representing Afghan refugees seeking asylum or humanitarian parole in the United States.

Mr. Pickerill graduated cum laude from Georgetown University Law Center, where he received a Certificate in International Trade Law for his clinic-based work on carbon taxation with the Harrison Institute.


Texas Issues New Rules to Facilitate Greater State Control Over Carbon Capture Project Permitting
Environmental Edge: Climate Change & Regulatory Insights
Capturing Carbon In California: Opportunities And Challenges (pdf)
Proposed CEQ Guidance Seeks to Streamline Rollout of CCUS Technologies
Environmental Edge: Climate Change & Regulatory Insights
The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act—Half a billion Dollars in “Smart City” Investments
Environmental Edge: Climate Change & Regulatory Insights
COP26: Sustainable Aviation Fuel Poised to Play Critical Role as 20 Countries Commit to Net-Zero Aviation by 2050
Environmental Edge: Climate Change & Regulatory Insights


  • JD, cum laude; Certificate in WTO and International Trade Law, Georgetown University Law Center, 2021
  • BA, Environmental Science & Policy; Certificate in Energy & the Environment, Duke University, 2018
  • District of Columbia

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