Nadia Ahmad – Pace University School of Law

Practice/Organization Description

Nadia B. Ahmad is a visiting assistant professor at Pace Law School. Professor Ahmad’s research explores the intersections of energy law and the environment and draws on international investment law, energy justice, corporate best practices, and corporate social responsibility. Alongside her scholarship on energy law and the environment, Professor Ahmad also writes about women’s legal rights in South Asia and the Middle East.

Prior to joining Pace Law School, Professor Ahmad worked in the Denver office of Noble Energy, a multinational oil and gas company, focusing on division orders, oil and gas title, and post-production royalty matters in the Denver-Julesburg Basin. Additionally, as a Legal Fellow with the Colorado-based NGO, Sustainable Development Strategies Group, Professor Ahmad analyzed foreign mining and natural resource development laws for compliance with sustainable development principles. Earlier, Professor Ahmad was an attorney in private practice in Florida and handled civil litigation, real property, land use and zoning, corporate and employment law matters.

Professor Ahmad earned an undergraduate degree in Comparative Literature with language emphases in Latin and English from the University of California at Berkeley with high honors, a law degree (JD) from the University of Florida Levin College of Law, and a masters of law (LLM) in Environmental and Natural Resources Law from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. She is a member of the state bars of Florida and Colorado.

Bar Admissions

The Colorado Bar

The Florida Bar

U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida


University of Denver Sturm College of Law, LLM

University of Florida Levin College of Law, JD

University of California at Berkeley, BA

Professional Associations & Memberships

American Bar Association

Florida Association for Women Lawyers

Honors and Awards

International Law Quarterly Editors’ Choice Award

Virgil Hawkins Fellowship

Barbara L. Frye Scholarship, Florida Capital Press Club


98 N. Broadway
White Plains, NY 10603, United States

Areas of Practice
  • Administrative Law
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Environmental Law
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • International Law & Trade
  • Science, Computers, & Tech
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