Mike Brennan, J.D.
Based in in Wilson, WY, Mike Brennan has practiced environmental and natural resources law since 1983. He is a nationally recognized practitioner in matters involving the Endangered Species Act, the Migratory Bird Treaty Act and Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act, and other U.S. federal and state wildlife laws.
Mike obtained his law degree from the University of Oregon School of Law in 1983. Since then, he has worked with the law firm of Holland & Hart, LLC, the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, and recently as principal of Michael J. Brennan, P.C., Conservation Law and Policy.
Mike recently joined the Texas A&M Institute on Renewable Natural Resources, where he will develop and direct the Institute’s Program on Wildlife Conservation and Mitigation. His work at the Institute will focus on the development of innovative conservation strategies for the resolution of complex threatened, endangered and sensitive species conservation challenges nationwide.
At the Institute and as a consultant, Mike pursues broad-based, collaborative efforts involving species conservation, and advises both public- and private-sector clients regarding strategic planning and policy development, and the shaping of conservation policy to promote and encourage effective conservation efforts in these areas.
Mike is a member of the American College of Environmental Lawyers, and an adjunct professor of and senior advisor to the University of Wyoming’s Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources and the Ruckelshaus Institute. He loves fly fishing, white-water rafting and skiing.