Biography

Brook's practice focuses on climate change and renewable energy.

Brook helps his clients navigate domestic and international climate change programs, develop renewable energy projects, and generate carbon offsets and reductions. He advises clients on negotiating, structuring, and implementing transactions related to carbon reductions and has supported the development and transaction of over $2 billion USD in carbon assets. He also supports clients during all phases of renewable energy projects, with experience in solar, wind, and biomass, with a focus on relevant regulations, incentives, permitting, and commercial agreements. Brook also represents clients on ESG issues, including achieving emissions reductions, launching low-carbon products, and complying with emerging disclosure and green marketing requirements.

Brook serves as Managing Principal of B&D's Boston office. Prior to joining the firm, Brook was an associate in the environmental department of a large international law firm; previously, he served as a law clerk at the U.S. Department of Justice, Environment and Natural Resources Division.

Brook also maintains an active pro bono practice, counseling individuals and non-profit entities on a range of legal matters in Massachusetts.

Education

  • Dartmouth College  (B.A., 1998)
    • Environmental Studies
    • Environmental Studies Department, Teaching Assistant
    • Biology Department, Research Assistant
  • Lewis & Clark  (J.D., magna cum laude, 2009)
    • Certificate in Environmental & Natural Resources Law
    • Environmental Law Review, Associate Editor
    • Moot Court Honor Board

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts
  • District of Columbia
  • Maine

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals - First Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Third Circuit
  • U.S. District Court – District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court - Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court – Western District of New York

Professional Affiliations

  • Boston Bar Association
  • Maine State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association, Section of Environment, Energy and Resources

Honors & Awards

  • The Legal 500, recognition in Environmental Regulatory Law (2024)
  • Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Pro Bono Honor Roll (2023)
  • Super Lawyers, part of Thomson Reuters, Massachusetts Rising Star (2017-2019)
  • Lawdragon Green 500: Leaders in Environmental Law (2023, 2024)
  • 2023 Go To Lawyer for Environmental/Energy Law, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly
  • Capital Pro Bono Honor Roll (2022)