J. Brett Grosko

Professorial Lecturer in Law
2000 H Street, NW
Washington, District Of Columbia 20052
[email protected]

J. Brett Grosko is a Senior Trial Attorney in the Department of Justice's Environment and Natural Resources Division, Wildlife and Marine Resources Section. In that role, he practices appellate and trial court litigation under the federal wildlife and marine resources statutes, including the Endangered Species Act, Marine Mammal Protection Act, and Migratory Bird Treaty Act.  

Prior to joining the Wildlife Section, Mr. Grosko was an Attorney-Advisor at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Office of General Counsel, an Associate at Holland & Knight LLP, and clerked at the US Court of International Trade. 

In 1995, he received a Fulbright fellowship to research environmental law enforcement in Costa Rica. In 2014, the ABA published International Environmental Law: the Practitioner's Guide to the Laws of the Planet, which Mr. Grosko co-authored and co-edited.

He received his undergraduate degree from Georgetown University, his MA in International Affairs from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, and his law degree from the George Washington University Law School.


BA, Georgetown University; MA, Johns Hopkins University; JD, George Washington University Law School