Carrie Downey

Adjunct Professor of Law

  • LLM, 1999, University of San Diego
  • JD, 1991, Catholic University
  • BS, 1983, Bryant College

Professional Experience

Downey is 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.

Professor Downey teaches in the areas of energy law and policy.

Honors and Affiliations

Downey is a member of the State Bar of California.