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The Law Center will open on time Monday, March 2, 2015, but liberal leave is in effect. All designated emergency employees must report to work on time. All other employees may take unscheduled leave, but should contact their supervisor to discuss the needs of their unit and individual circumstances.
Steven J. Hipfel
Environmental Legal Counsel, Office of Naval Research, Adjunct Professor of Law
B.S., M.A., University of Evansville; J.D., Indiana; LL.M., George Washington University; MSS, United States Army War College.
B.S. (cum laude) and M.A., University of Evansville; J.D. Indiana University; LL.M. George Washington University. Professor Hipfel is also a graduate of the U.S. Naval...Continue Reading
B.S. (cum laude) and M.A., University of Evansville; J.D. Indiana University; LL.M. George Washington University. Professor Hipfel is also a graduate of the U.S. Naval War College and Army Command and General Staff College. He is a former partner of the law firm of Fine & Hatfield where he practiced labor law specializing in union contract negotiations and pension and employee health benefit plans. A former member of the United States Judge Advocate General’s Corps, he largely practiced international and domestic environmental law while on active duty. As a JAG he served as the acting Ocean Affairs Advisor to the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy. He is currently the environmental legal counsel at the Office of Naval Research. He has taught at several universities including the U.S. Naval Academy.