Nick Vidargas graduated from Stanford University, where he received a B.S. and an M.S. in Earth Systems, focused on invasive species and community ecology. He received his law degree from the University of California, Davis, King Hall School of Law, with certificates in Environmental Law and Public Service Law. While at UC Davis he was Editor-in-Chief of Environs Environmental Law and Policy Journal, and served as a Senior Articles Editor for the UC Davis Law Review. Nick has experience working for think tanks, federal and state government, and non-profits. As an attorney, he has advised clients on environmental regulation and rulemaking, participated in enforcement of environmental statutes, and written on a variety of environmental and human health issues. He also has experience in non-profit advocacy and outreach. Most recently, Nick was a policy analyst at the Center for Progressive Reform, a Washington D.C.-based think tank, where some of his work explored nutrient trading under the Clean Water Act.