Val Washington is an Environmental Attorney, educator, and writer. She has written articles, op-eds, analyses, and amicus briefs from a number of legal, policy and advocacy positions in government, private practice, and non-profit organizations. Her scholarly work has appeared in several legal publications and has been cited dozens of times in law journals and court briefs.
Val’s non-legal work has consisted of a well-regarded novel, The Linkage, published under the pen name V W Stebbins, and a range of general interest articles, under the pen name Liz Blossom. Her articles have been published in many online and print outlets, including the Baltimore Sun, Business Insider, the Capital Gazette (Annapolis MD), the Chicago Tribune, the Daily Press (Newport VA), Flipboard, the Hartford Courant, Indystar, The Morning Call (Allentown PA), MSN, MSN Canada, Newsbreak, and USA Today.