Wednesday November 9th, 2022
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Please stay tuned for a published Radio BE-Ex podcast recording of this event. 

Gail Suchman, leading expert in environmental law and a partner in the Real Estate, Land Use and Environmental Practice Group at Sheppard Mullin, joins Building Energy Exchange for a conversation about her career and insights into the evolving field of environmental law. Hosted by the Women in Sustainability & Energy (WISE) series, this event welcomes attendees to participate in an engaged Q+A session and pose questions for Gail before and during the program.

Gail Suchman, a partner in the Real Estate, Land Use and Environmental Practice Group at Sheppard Mullin, has over 30 years of experience in environmental and energy law and policy and is a leading expert in issues related to climate change and carbon emissions. She has served as a lecturer in Environmental Law and Sustainable Development at Columbia Law School and Columbia’s School of International and Public Affairs, and is co-founder of the Urban Design Lab for Sustainable Development at Columbia’s Earth Institute. She holds a JD from Boston College Law School and a BS from Northwestern University.

Nicol La Cumbre-Gibbs, Special Projects Associate, Building Energy Exchange


5:30pm   Doors open
6:00pm   Welcome
6:05pm   Interview with Gail Suchman
6:35pm   Audience Q+A
6:55pm   Closing Remarks
7:00pm   Reception
7:30pm   Close

Submit questions in advance via email to with the subject “AMA with Gail Suchman” and submit live questions during the event.

This event is part of BE-Ex’s Women in Sustainability & Energy (WISE) series, an inclusive platform for all people to learn from experienced leaders, to share knowledge, and to advance equity in the workplace.

Photo: Bernd Thaller (CC BY-NC 2.0)


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