Katherine Hausrath

Katherine Hausrath, Honors Scholar, Class of 2005

Chicago-Kent Honors Scholar

Class of 2005

Ms. Haque-Hausrath graduated with high honors from the University of Montana with a B.A. in Environmental Studies.

After her second year at IIT Chicago-Kent, Ms. Haque-Hausrath worked at the Juneau, Alaska, office of the environmental nonprofit group, Earthjustice. While at Chicago-Kent, she externed for the Honorable Ruben Castillo, U.S. District Court Judge in the Northern District of Illinois. Ms. Hausrath also served as a teaching assistant to Professor Gary Laser for his first year Civil Procedure course.

Ms. Haque-Hausrath was a member of the Chicago-Kent Law Review. She graduated with high honors and received a certificate from the Program in Environmental and Energy Law. After graduation, she practiced for two years as an Assistant Attorney General for Environmental Enforcement for the State of Illinois. Ms. Haque-Hausrath is currently an attorney for the Montana Department of Environmental Quality in Helena, Montana. Ms. Haque-Hausrath is a member of the Illinois and Montana Bars, and is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for Montana and the Northern District of Illinois and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.


2005 Honors Scholars Seminar Paper


Tough Love: Should We Analyze Federal Emergency Management Agency Disaster Planning Under the National Environmental Policy Act?, 13 Hastings W. -Nw. J. of Envtl. L. & Pol'y 161 (2007).

The Designation of "Distinct Population Segments" Under the Endangered Species Act in Light of National Association of Homebuilders v. Norton, 80 Chi.-Kent L. Rev. 449 (2005).