Van Wolf

Adjunct Professor of Law

Van Wolf has practiced environmental and natural resources law as a partner and Of Counsel at Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. for 21years.  Prior to that, he was a partner at another large Phoenix law firm for nearly ten years. 

Mr. Wolf is a 1966 graduate (B.A.) of Yale and received his law degree (J.D.) from Vanderbilt in 1973, where he was Research Editor of the Vanderbilt Law Review.  From 1966 to 1970 Mr. Wolf served in the Peace Corp doing agricultural work in East Africa.  Following law school, Mr. Wolf practiced for two years with a major Wall Street law firm and then spent six months teaching law at Airllanga Law School in Surabayay, Indonesia.  Following his return from overseas, Mr. Wolf spent five years as Editor-in-Chief of the Environmental Law Reporter, a publication of the Environmental Law Institute, in Washington, D.C.  Prior to coming to Arizona in 1981, Mr. Wolf spent six months at the National Trust for Historic Preservation where he established and was first editor of the Preservation Law Reporter.  In his nearly 30 years practicing Environmental and Natural Resources law in Arizona, Mr. Wolf has given numerous presentations on environmental law topics before local, national, and international groups, including at several law schools and almost two decades as a faculty member of the ALI-ABA annual course on “Environmental Issues in Real Estate Transactions.”

Assistant: Deborah Relph