Meg Ferreira Cirilo
Student Researcher
Meg Cirilo is an LL.M. candidate in Environmental Law at the Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University pursuing a specialization in Energy and Climate Change Law. She also works twice a week at the Permanent Mission of Costa Rica to the United Nations in NYC. She graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) from the Rio de Janeiro State University (UERJ) in 2013 and obtained her Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree in Sustainable Business Management from the Fluminense Federal University (UFF) in 2016.
Meg is admitted to practice law in Brazil and have been working with environmental and energy law since 2010. She has worked in the environmental practice groups of Lobo & Ibeas Advogados and Veirano Advogados, two well-regarded Brazilian law firms with large experience in advising market-leading companies on both contentious and non-contentious environmental and regulatory matters.
Fun facts about Meg? She likes to make weird food combinations, she loves traveling alone, she has shoes from the children’s section because of her small feet, and her mother taught her how to read using comic books (needless to say she still loves them!).


Cuomo Commits to Develop Up To 2,400 Megawatts of Offshore Wind Capacity by 2030 in New York

One day after announcing that the Indian Point nuclear power plant will close by 2021, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced New York’s commitment to develop up to 2.4 gigawatts of offshore wind power by 2030–enough to power 1.25 million homes, which will help New York meet its Clean Energy Standard goal of obtaining 50 percent of its electricity from renewable energy sources by 2030.