Michael O. Hill - Principal
Michael has been fully involved in environmental law since 1986, and has applied that legal work with particular focus on environmental insurance since 1998. Prior to starting Alba in 2004, he served as a Trial Attorney at the U.S. Department of Justice; Partner in a large Washington, D.C. law firm; and Chairman of Marsh, Inc.’s Environmental Practice (then the world’s largest). From 2010-2012 and while still leading Alba, Michael served as Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel of the $773M Environmental Trust established by the U.S. Government, 15 State and Tribal Governments, and the U.S. Bankruptcy Court to remediate and redevelop the 89 industrial properties left behind in the GM bankruptcy.
Michael graduated from Williams College, he attended Vermont Law School for his first year of law school, and he graduated from Yale Law School, where he served as editor of the Yale Law Journal. Michael is a member of the bar in New York, Vermont and Washington, D.C.
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Paul A. Tetenbaum - Paralegal
Paul graduated cum laude from Franklin & Marshall College in May 2018 with a BA in Business and Environmental Studies. He devoted a significant portion of his undergraduate career to studying the dynamics between business and the environment with a focus on renewable energy. At F&M, Paul was a member of the student-run investment committee responsible for managing a portion of the College’s endowment. His analyses and recommendations were instrumental in F&M’s decision to divest selected equity positions related to fossil fuels.
Paul’s work experience during college included work as a Paralegal at Sullivan & Worcester LLP (working full-time within its environmental division, in D.C.), and as a Business Analyst at First Manhattan Consulting Group – FMCG Direct in New York.