Angela Johnson Meszaros is a staff attorney with the California regional office in Los Angeles, CA.
Angela has more than two decades of litigation and advocacy experience in Los Angeles, with particular expertise in air quality and oil extraction issues. A native of Vallejo, in the San Francisco Bay area, Angela attended the University of Southern California for undergraduate and law school. After law school, she worked for LeadSafe California on legislative options to control lead hazards in the home, and received an Echoing Green Fellowship to work on environmental justice issues in Los Angeles at the Environmental Justice Resource Network.
Angela has held positions at Environmental Defense Fund, California League of Conservation Voters Education Fund, and USC. From 2004 until 2009, she was policy director and general counsel for the California Environmental Rights Alliance, an environmental justice network based in Los Angeles. Angela had her own practice for eight years, where she worked on air quality and energy issues. She served as general counsel for Physicians for Social Responsibility - Los Angeles from 2013 to 2015.
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