Professor Lana Ofak has been employed at the Department of Administrative Law at the Faculty of Law, University of Zagreb since 2006.  From 2004 till 2006, within the United Nations Development Program in Zagreb, she was a co-editor of the Croatian Human Development Report (2004) and Poverty, Unemployment and Social Exclusion Report (2006). She earned her PhD in public law and public administration from the Faculty of Law in Zagreb in 2012. She is a member of the Avosetta Group and the advisory board of Justice and Environment. She is also a member of the Environmental Law Network International and the European Environmental Law Forum. Since 2007, she has been involved as a lecturer in many training programs in the field of environmental law for lawyers, judges, journalists, civil servants in municipal governments and members of the environmental non-governmental organizations from Croatia and the neighbouring countries. In 2012, she won  the Junior Faculty Development Program fellowship funded by the U.S. Department of State, that enabled her to spend the spring semester in 2013 at the Florida State University College of Law (Environmental, Energy and Land Use Law Program) as a visiting scholar. She has authored the book Environmental Law – Croatia published in 2016 by Kluwer Law International (Wolters Kluwer). Its second updated edition was published in 2020.