October 12, 2015

Kenneth Schefski ’99

Kenneth (K.C.) Schefski ’99 currently serves as the Director of the Legal Enforcement Program for US EPA, Region 8, in Denver, Colorado.  K.C. manages the attorneys responsible for civil and criminal enforcement of the environmental laws administered by US EPA in Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, Montana, North Dakota, and South Dakota. He has been an attorney and manager with US EPA for 15 years and for much of that time K.C. worked in Washington, DC. Prior to moving to Denver in 2015, he was the Acting Director of the Waste and Chemical Enforcement Division, where he managed a staff of lawyers, engineers, and scientists charged with developing and prosecuting enforcement cases of national significance, participating in the development of new regulations, and providing policy and guidance for the national hazardous waste and toxic chemicals enforcement programs.  Following law school, K.C. worked at the Department of Energy, before joining EPA in 2001 as a Superfund enforcement attorney.

K.C. is honored to serve as a member of the Lewis & Clark Law School Alumni Board.  While at Lewis & Clark, he was a two-time member of the national environmental moot court team, an associate editor for Environmental Law, an SBA representative, and a member of the Cornelius Honor Society.