Alexandra B. Klass is a Distinguished McKnight University Professor at the University of Minnesota Law School. She teaches and writes in the areas of energy law, natural resources law, environmental law, tort law, and property law. Her recent scholarly work, published in many of the nation’s leading law journals, addresses regulatory challenges to integrating more renewable energy into the nation’s electric transmission grid, siting and eminent domain issues surrounding interstate electric transmission lines and oil and gas pipelines, and applications of the public trust doctrine to modern environmental law challenges. She is the co-author of several textbooks on energy law, natural resources law, and environmental law. Prior to her teaching career, Professor Klass was a partner at Dorsey & Whitney LLP in Minneapolis. She is a member scholar at the Center for Progressive Reform and a Fellow and Faculty Leadership Council member at the University of Minnesota’s Institute on the Environment.