Deena Tumeh is an associate attorney in the Washington, D.C. office. She focuses on clean air, clean water, and civil rights litigation.
Prior to joining Earthjustice, Deena worked at Public Counsel, where she litigated child welfare, immigration, and disability cases. She clerked for the Honorable Jill A. Pryor in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit and the Honorable Myron H. Thompson in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Alabama. Deena graduated from Yale University and Stanford Law School.
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