Sarah Main
Student Researcher

Sarah is a third year law student at Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University. Sarah graduated from Saint Michaels College with a Bachelors in Environmental Studies and Political Science and a concentration in Public Policy of the Renewable Energy Sector.

Sarah spent the Summer of 2016 in Counsel’s Office at NYSERDA, the New York State Energy and Research Development Authority. At NYSERDA, Sarah worked primarily on SEQRA and Clean Water Act issues related to the West Valley nuclear reprocessing facility, the renewable energy credit and zero emissions credit procurement programs, and contracts arising out of program solicitations and requests for proposals. In addition to interning at the Pace Energy and Climate Center, Sarah is as Public Interest Extern at the Land Use Law Center, a Research and Writing Editor on Pace Environmental Law Review, an Advocate on the National Moot Court Team and the National Energy and Sustainability Moot Court Team, and a Research Assistant for several environmental law professors. Her student note, Dual Environmentalism: Demand Response Mechanisms in Wholesale and Retail Energy Markets, is forthcoming in the Fall 2016 edition of the Pace Environmental Law Review.

After graduating in May 2017, Sarah hopes to enter state or federal government and work to advance clean, distributed, and renewable energy implementation through law and policy. In her spare time, Sarah enjoys yoga, hiking, and live music.