B.A., Harvard; M.A., Brandeis; J.D., Georgetown
Frederick H. Turner is a Senior Trial Attorney in the Department of Justice’s Environment and Natural Resources Division. He has more than a decade of experience handling environmental litigation in federal courts across the country. Mr. Turner works in the Division’s Wildlife and Marine Resources Section, where he represents federal agencies in cases arising under the Endangered Species Act, Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, Marine Mammal Protection Act, and other statutes. He previously worked in the Division’s Law and Policy Section, where he litigated cases in which the United States appeared as amicus curiae and his policy portfolio included environmental justice and illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing.
Mr. Turner joined DOJ through the Honors Program after graduating from Georgetown University Law Center. At Georgetown Law, Mr. Turner served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Georgetown International Environmental Law Review and as a Law Fellow in the Legal Research and Writing Program. Prior to law school, he spent several years in the magazine industry as an editor at Vanity Fair and a researcher at National Geographic Adventure, and he maintains a connection to publishing in his role as the Literary Resources Editor of Natural Resources & Environment, a quarterly magazine of the American Bar Association. Mr. Turner’s graduate work at Brandeis University focused on the intersection of environmental and legal history. He received his B.A. in History and Literature from Harvard College.