Todd Wildermuth

  • Policy Director, Regulatory Environmental Law & Policy Clinic
  • Associate Teaching Professor


Phone: (206) 221-8980

Todd Wildermuth


B.S. 1997, Northwestern University M.S. 1999, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign Ph.D. 2008, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Curriculum Vitae

Areas of Expertise

Environmental Law — Environmental Permitting — Wildlife Law

Recent Courses

LAW B 565 U.S. Coastal And Ocean Law
LAW B 585 Natural Resources Law
LAW B 597 Journal Seminar
LAW E 594 Regulatory Environmental Law and Policy Clinic
LAW E 596 Wildlife Law Seminar

Selected Publications

  • Eric T. Freyfogle, Dale D. Goble & Todd A. Wildermuth, Wildlife Law (2d ed. Island Press 2019). 328 pages

See the full list under the Publications tab below.

Dr. Todd A. Wildermuth is the Director of the UW Environmental Law Program. He coordinates UW Law's current environmental curricular offerings, works with other faculty to increase UW's depth and stature in the field, and conducts outreach on behalf of the environmental law program.

In 2014, Todd founded and launched the UW Regulatory Environmental Law and Policy Clinic with Professor William H. Rodgers, Jr. The clinic assists organizations seeking to influence environmental policy via rulemaking petitions to state and federal agencies, as well as through submission of public comments on major environmental regulations, permits, and environmental impact statements.

Todd has taught in the Ph.D. program of the UW Law School and has advised multiple graduate students on comparative environmental legal and policy. He has also taught in the UW College of the Environment on topics including environmental planning and permitting, climate change communication, and environmental justice. Todd is an affiliate of both the Canadian Studies Center of the Jackson School of International Studies and the Center for Environmental Politics of the Department of Political Science.

Before joining the law school in 2011, Todd received a B.S. in Environmental Engineering from Northwestern University, and an M.S. and Ph.D. in Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences from the University of Illinois.

Books or Treatises

  • Eric T. Freyfogle, Dale D. Goble & Todd A. Wildermuth, Wildlife Law (2d ed. Island Press 2019). 328 pages

  • Speaker, "Introduction and Symposium Overview", 1st Annual Environmental Law Symposium--Ocean Acidification and the Law: New Law for a New Normal, University of Washington School of Law (November 6, 2015)