Jill Tauber is the Vice President of Litigation for Climate & Energy.
Based in Washington, D.C., Jill Tauber leads the Clean Energy Program’s work to advance energy efficiency, solar, wind and other clean resources and accelerate the transition away from fossil fuels. Tauber’s litigation practice and advocacy focuses on increasing investment in clean energy resources, eliminating barriers to clean energy, and defending and promoting progressive clean energy policies nationwide. Since joining Earthjustice in August 2013, Tauber has been representing clients before various state public utility commissions — key arenas where energy policy is made and executed — and the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.
Prior to joining Earthjustice in August 2013, Tauber was a senior attorney at Southern Environmental Law Center where she led the organization’s energy efficiency practice across the Southeast. She completed a Skadden Fellowship at Advancement Project, a national civil rights organization, and served as a clerk to the Honorable Richard A. Paez, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
Tauber graduated from Cornell University and received her law degree cum laude from Harvard Law School.
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