Adjunct Professor Of Law
Ms. Downey received a J.D. from Catholic University and an L.L.M. from the University of San Diego. She is currently a City Councilwoman for the City of Coronado and chairs the San Diego Association of Governments, Energy Working Group (EWG) and Environmental Mitigation Program Working Group (EMPWG). She began her career as Navy Judge Advocate General and transitioned to environmental law providing CEQA and NEPA compliance advice to government entities including the U.S. Navy and the Imperial Irrigation District. After serving as an Assistant General Counsel to the IID, the electricity provider for the Imperial County, she moved into private practice as the principal at the Law Office of Carrie Anne Downey providing energy and environmental regulatory advice to government and private entities. Ms. Downey co-teaches EPIC's Energy Law and Policy course.