Michelle Zaludek graduated Magna Cum Laude from Albany Law School in 2021 and was admitted to the New York State Bar in June 2022. Ms. Zaludek previously interned with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s Office of Hearings and Mediation, where she was introduced to the State’s environmental regulatory regime, including its work in renewable energy siting projects. Ms. Zaludek then joined the Firm as a law clerk and stayed on as an Associate upon graduating.

In law school, Ms. Zaludek served as a Symposia Editor on the Albany Law Journal of Science & Technology; President of Albany Law OUTLaw; Outreach Coordinator for the Albany Law Environmental Law Society; Research Assistant in environmental law; and Teaching Assistant for legal writing.


Climate Change Adaptation and Land Use, Research Handbook on Climate Change Adaptation Law (Jonathan Verschuuren, 2d ed. 2022).

Surviving Climate Change: An Examination of Government Disaster Response and its Effect on People Impacted by Poverty, 31 Journal of Science and Technology 225 (2021). Symposium, Positive Perspectives: Law, Health, and the HIV+ Community, Albany Law OUTLaw (Nov. 19, 2020). Symposium,

In the Crosswalk: The Intersection of COVID, Race, Technology, and the Law, Albany Law Journal of Science & Technology (Nov. 4, 2020).

Upcoming Publications

Treatise, Siting & Environmental Impact Review of Electric & Natural Gas Facilities, Environmental Impact Review in New York (2022). Treatise, Energy: Siting and Environmental Impact Review of Electric and Natural Gas Facilities, Environmental Law and Regulation in New York (2022).