Erin C. Bennett

Erin C. Bennett


Phone: 518-320-3422

Practice Areas: Energy, Environmental


Ursinus College, B.S., 2015; Vermont Law School, J.D., 2018, Senior Managing Editor, Vermont Law Review

Erin represents clients in rulemaking and adjudication proceedings before the New York State Public Service Commission and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.


  • New York State Courts

Professional Experience+

  • Earned her Energy Law Certificate from Vermont Law School
  • Served as Student Clinician for the Vermont Law Energy Clinic, where she drafted legal agreements and advised on various energy-related projects
  • Selected as Research Associate for Vermont Law School’s Institute for Energy and the Environment
  • Served as an Environmental Research Associate to Professor Christine Ryan
  • Selected as a Dean’s Fellow where she taught Legal Writing I to first-year law students
  • Held internship with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • Held clerkship with a Florida-based law firm conducting energy- and environmental-related work
  • Co-authored Beyond Community Solar: Aggregating Local Distributed Resources for Resilience and Sustainability in Innovation and Disruption at the Grid’s Edge: How Distributed Energy Resources are Disrupting the Utility Business Model (2017)
  • Authored To Infinity and Beyond: The Future Legal Regime Governing Near-Earth Asteroid Mining, 48 Tex. Env. L.J. (April 2018)


  • New York State Bar Association