J.D. Candidate, Howard University School of Law, Washington DC
Eryn Howington is a graduating 3L at the Howard University School of Law and hails from Charlotte, NC. Eryn is inspired by environmental justice advocates and plans to pursue environmental law post-graduation. Last fall, Eryn served as a Law Clerk at the U.S. Department of Justice in the Environmental and Natural Resources Division. She also was a fellow in Howard’s Environmental Justice Center where she worked on a civil rights complaint concerning the allocation of federal funding under the Clean Water Act that disproportionately affected a local minority community.
Additionally, Eryn is a Henry Ramsey Dean’s Fellow in Howard Law’s Writing Center and serves as the current Vice President of her legal sorority, Epsilon Sigma Iota Sorority, Inc. At Howard Law, she has served as a student-attorney for the Civil and Human Rights Clinic, a Spotswood Robinson Teaching Fellow, Vice President of American Constitution Society, and a Research Assistant for Professor Carlton Waterhouse. Eryn received her bachelor’s degrees in both Political Science and History from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. A fun fact about Eryn is that she is a classically trained violinist with 19 years of experience.