Sharon Jacobs

Sharon Jacobs teaches and writes in the areas of energy law, environmental law, and administrative law. Her work has been published in the Harvard Law Review, Yale Law Journal, Columbia Law Review, Iowa Law Review, William & Mary Law Review, Administrative Law Review, and the Ecology Law Quarterly.

Before joining Berkeley Law, Professor Jacobs was an Associate Professor of Law and the John H. Schultz Energy and Natural Resources Law Fellow at the University of Colorado. She was also a Climenko Fellow and Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School. Professor Jacobs began her legal career with the law firm of Covington & Burling LLP in Washington, D.C. where she practiced as a member of the energy and environmental regulatory groups. Prior to attending law school, Professor Jacobs was a professional cellist. She holds a master’s degree from the Juilliard School and a bachelor’s degree from the Cleveland Institute of Music.

At Berkeley, Professor Jacobs teaches Energy Law and Policy, Administrative Law, and related courses.


J.D., Harvard Law School (2009)
M.M., The Juilliard School (2004)
B.M., The Cleveland Institute of Music (2002)

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