The National Sea Grant Law Center


Center attorneys participate in continuing education programs, conferences, and symposia which serve to educate policy makers, practitioners and laypersons on issues of marine resources policy issues. Attorneys also train law students in the field of ocean and coastal law.


The staff of the National Sea Grant Law Center respond to research requests from the legal community, Sea Grant College Programs, and state and federal agencies located across the country.

Recent Advisory Request

Topic: Invasive Species
Building Consensus to Identify and Address Priority Aquatic Invasive Species and Vectors in the Great Lakes

Recent Publication

The SandBar - Jan. 2023
Lobster Lovers Mourn as
American Lobster Added to
Seafood Watch's Red List  

Ocean & Coastal Case Alert

The Ocean & Coastal Case Alert is a monthly newsletter highlighting recent court decisions impacting ocean and coastal resource management.