Juan Pablo Escudero

UCLA School of Law

Staff Attorney, Emmett Institute on Climate Change and the Environment


Juan Pablo Escudero is a staff attorney at the Emmett Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at UCLA School of Law. His work lies in environmental, land use, and indigenous law, both local and comparative. He previously worked as the coordinator of the environmental legislative agenda of the Government of Chile, and advised the Presidency of Chile on environmental and indigenous law issues. In this role, he participated in the drafting and submission of relevant legislative bills, such as the Chilean Framework Act on Climate Change and the national ban on plastic bags. Escudero received his J.D. at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and an LL.M in environmental law from UCLA. Escudero’s environmental and indigenous law publications have appeared in Libertad y Desarrollo editorial (Chile) and the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation.

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