Colin C. O'Brien joined the Alaska office of Earthjustice in April 2011, having first worked for the organization as a summer law clerk at the Northern Rockies office in 2001. Prior to his return to Earthjustice, Colin worked as an associate in the New York office of Sidley Austin LLP, and then as a staff attorney for the Natural Resources Defense Council’s “Clean Air Project” in Washington, D.C. He also served as a law clerk for the Honorable Richard J. Cardamone of the U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit. Colin received a bachelor's degree in political science from The Ohio State University. He is also a graduate of Yale Law School (J.D.) and the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies (Master of Environmental Management).