Carl Jones, Jr. is a staff attorney with the Clean Energy Program. He is based in Philadelphia, where his work focuses on advancing clean energy in Pennsylvania.
An experienced trial attorney, Carl has litigated at several law firms in Pennsylvania, including The Tucker Law Group, Kline & Specter, and K&L Gates. Prior to joining Earthjustice, Carl served as the Director of the Office of Environmental Justice at the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection. In that role, Carl led efforts to reconstitute DEP’s policies and commitment to serve all residents of Pennsylvania, and to establish diverse and inclusive partnerships with environmental justice community members and advocates. Carl also serves as an advisor to the advocacy program at the University of Pennsylvania School of Law.
Carl is a graduate of The University of Georgia School of Law and Cornell University, and has an LLM from Temple University's Beasley School of Law.
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