Robert O’Connor is a Legal Practice Assistant based in the Northeast office in New York. Before starting at Earthjustice, Robert worked building trails deep in Idaho’s Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness and then in youth programming with the Central Park Conservancy. He earned his B.A. in Public Policy and Management from the State University of New York at Albany.
Robert grew up in the Hudson Valley and loves backpacking. He has thru-hiked the Pacific Crest Trail (2016), the Continental Divide Trail (2017), and the Appalachian Trail (2019). In addition to walking really far, Robert enjoys going to art galleries and playing in local recreational sports leagues.
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