Carter Hall is a senior associate attorney with the Clean Energy Program. He is based in Washington, D.C.
Prior to joining Earthjustice, Carter completed a clerkship with Chief Justice Mark E. Recktenwald of the Hawaii Supreme Court. He served as a law fellow in the Washington, D.C., office from 2015–2016 (working on clean water, mining, and clean air issues) and as a summer law clerk in 2014 in the Northeast office (working with community members in North Carolina impacted by CAFOs ["concentrated animal feeding operations"], among other things). He has also clerked in Japan with attorneys seeking to help victims of the Fukushima nuclear incident.
Carter graduated from Harvard Law School and from Amherst College with a B.A. in Asian Languages and Civilizations. He has taught English at rural elementary and middle schools in Japan. He enjoys martial arts, home brewing, hiking, reading, and multicultural cuisine.
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