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.