Gary Nurkin has served as an Assistant Regional Counsel with the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Region 2, since 1989. He has worked as the criminal enforcement coordinator and is presently a senior attorney in the Waste & Toxic Substances Branch. Prior to working for the EPA, he served as an Assistant District Attorney in both the Commercial Frauds and Environmental Protection Bureau and the Appeals Bureau of the Nassau County District Attorney's Office. Mr. Nurkin has been an adjunct professor at the Seton Hall University School of Law where he taught a course on cultural heritage preservation and is presently an adjunct professor at the Pace University School of Law where he teaches courses relating to cultural heritage preservation and/or hazardous waste. Mr. Nurkin has been a contributor to the Yearbook on Cultural Property Law where edited the section on Review of Books, Articles and other Resources. Mr. Nurkin has also been involved in the drafting of the Cultural Heritage Moot Court Problem for the DePaul University School of Law Cultural Heritage Moot Court Competition.