Raven Hayes,
Law Clerk

Legal Administrative Assistant:Mya Taylor
+1.202.789.6158

Biography

Raven fuses her interdisciplinary training in environmental science, environmental policy, and environmental justice with her practice of environmental law.

She focuses her practice on site remediation, air and climate change, water, sustainability, and environmental justice. She has experience with CERCLA, NEPA, CAA, CWA, and CORSIA.

During law school, Raven interned for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance, where she gained valuable experience with CERCLA. She served as a Fellow for Howard University School of Law’s Environmental Justice Center, where she worked closely with clients to ensure compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Raven was also selected as a Dean’s Fellow, where she helped first year law students build legal research and writing skills.

Raven maintains an active pro bono practice focused on juvenile immigrant asylum.

Education

  • Howard University  (J.D., 2021)
    • Human and Civil Rights Law Review, Senior Articles Editor
    • Henry Ramsey Dean’s Fellow
    • Merit Scholarship
  • University of Delaware  (M.S., 2018)
    • Energy & Environmental Policy
    • Graduate Research Fellow
  • University of Virginia  (B.S., 2016)
    • Environmental Studies
    • African American Studies

Community Involvement

Raven is passionate about eradicating food insecurity and dedicates time to volunteering at her local food bank.