Zygmunt Plater has taught on seven faculties and teaches Property and Environmental Law at Boston College Law School. His professional work in the United States and abroad includes Exxon-Valdez Commission; BP Deepwater Horizon; predatory condemnation; stripmining; “Civil Action” toxics; whale entanglement; chemical pollution; parklands; etc. With students, he won the U.S. Supreme Court's first major endangered species case and a unanimous economic verdict in the first, Cabinet-level, ESA God Committee. His books include The Snail Darter and the Dam, Yale U. Press (a very small endangered fish's travels through the corridors of American power); Environmental Law & Policy: Nature, Law & Society, Aspen Law Publ. (casebook).