Alyse Bertenthal


Mysun Clinical Fellow, Environmental Law Clinic


Alyse Bertenthal is the Mysun Clinical Fellow in UCI Law's Environmental Law Clinic. In the role, Bertenthal supervises students’ casework; develops connections between academic centers and community leaders; assesses community legal needs; and designs, implements and evaluates collaborative projects with community and UCI partners.

Bertenthal previously worked as an attorney for Keker & Van Nest LLP and for the American Civil Liberties Union Criminal Law Reform Project. She clerked for Judge A. Howard Matz, U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, and for Judge Richard A. Paez, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit.

Bertenthal earned her Ph.D. from UC Irvine, her J.D. from the University of Chicago School of Law, and her B.A. from Yale University, with distinction.