Staff News: Chloe Field and Jacob Elkin Join the Sabin Center as Legal Fellows

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Chloe Field joined the Sabin Center as a Legal Fellow to contribute to the Center’s work addressing climate risk and resilience in the financial sector. Working with the Initiative on Climate Risk and Resilience Law she will focus on federal and state regulatory efforts to address climate-related financial risks. She received her J.D. from Harvard Law School in 2021 and an L.LM in Environmental and Energy Law from NYU Law in 2023. She previously worked as a litigation associate at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP. Chloe is barred in New York and Florida.


Jacob Elkin rejoined the Sabin Center as a Renewable Energy Legal Defense Initiative (RELDI) Fellow. His work focuses on supporting utility- and community-scale renewable energy, along with associated transmission and storage, through legal research and engagement. Jacob was a 2021-22 Climate Law Fellow at the Sabin Center, during which time he worked on issues pertaining to climate resilience, renewable energy development, climate change attribution science, and cryptocurrency. He then clerked on the District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. He graduated from Columbia Law School in 2021, where he was awarded the Alfred S. Forsyth Prize for dedication to the advancement of environmental law. While there, Jacob participated in the Environmental Law Clinic and served as the Managing Online and Symposium Editor for the Columbia Journal of Race and Law. He received a B.A. from the University of Chicago in 2016.

We are thrilled to welcome Chloe and Jake to the Sabin Center and look forward to sharing their work!