Jane Barrett Esq.

University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Barrett, Jane

Jane Barrett joined the University of Maryland School of Law faculty to supervise the Environmental Law Clinic. Professor Barrett was most recently in private practice at Blank Rome, LLP in Washington, D.C. While at Blank Rome, and before that while at Dyer Ellis and Joseph, PC, she chaired the White Collar, Internal and Government Investigations Group.

In addition to litigating complex criminal and civil environmental cases, she also conducted many corporate internal investigations, and advised clients on the implementation of corporate compliance programs and the effective use of audits and federal and state environmental self-disclosure programs.

Professor Barrett was previously an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the District of Maryland where she tried numerous criminal cases, including several key environmental criminal cases. She was also Chief, Environmental Litigation and supervised environmental litigation within the District of Maryland and worked with various state and county Environmental Crimes Task Forces within the State. Prior to joining the U.S. Attorney's Office, Professor Barrett was an Attorney General for the State of Maryland for the Hazardous Waste Strike Force/Environmental Crimes Unit and an attorney with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Professor Barrett received her B.A. from Loyola College and her J.D. from The University of Maryland School of Law.