Sharon helps clients navigate issues relating to air, climate change, and environmental justice. 

Sharon joined B&D after receiving her LLM from Stanford University in 2023. She has a particular interest in international regulations for products compliance and natural resources litigation. Sharon has experience navigating Indian domestic environmental policies such as the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986, and the Air Act, 1981, and international climate change agreements such as the Paris Agreement. 

At Stanford, Sharon was a Member Editor of the Stanford Environmental Law Journal, a member of the Environmental Law Pro Bono Project, and a research assistant with the Stanford Sustainable Finance Initiative.


  • Gujarat National Law University  (2018)
    • Bachelor of Arts and Law (B.A. LL.B, J.D. equivalent)
  • National Law School of India University  (2020)
    • Post Graduate Diploma in Environmental Law and Policy
  • Stanford University  (LL.M., 2023)
    • Member Editor, Stanford Environmental Law Journal
    • Member, Environmental Law Pro Bono Project (California Air Resources Board)
    • Research Assistant, Stanford Sustainable Finance Initiative

Bar Admissions

  • California


  • Sharon Mathew, The African Great Green Wall Initiative – A Beacon of Hope to Reverse the Imminent Impact of Climate Change, National Law School of India University Blog (Oct. 2, 2019)
  • Sharon Mathew and Sharad Kodianthara, Our Planet’s Health is Our Wealth, The International Journal of Law and Interdisciplinary Legal Studies, Vol 4 Issue 1, Oxford (2017)
  • Sharon Mathew, India’s Approach to Sustainable Mobility, Indian Journal of Natural Resources, Energy and Environmental Law, Vol 2 Issue 1, Allahabad (2017)