Amanda Wilcox Goodin is a staff attorney with Earthjustice’s Northwest office, and has been an attorney with Earthjustice since 2008. She leads the Northwest office’s litigation to increase reliance on clean energy and has been part of the team litigating to protect Pacific salmon from toxic pesticides. She has also litigated to block the construction of and federal financing for new coal-fired power plants.
Prior to joining Earthjustice, Amanda clerked for the Honorable Diana Gribbon Motz, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. She graduated summa cum laude from N.Y.U. School of Law in 2007, with honors including a Furman Academic Scholarship; the Butler award for unusual distinction in scholarship, character, and professional activities; and the Cahn award for outstanding contributions to the N.Y.U. Law Review by a student editor.
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