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Stacey Geis

Vice President of Litigation

Stacey Geis is a vice president of Litigation. She is based in San Francisco.

Stacey is a senior litigator with over 25 years of experience in environmental enforcement and advocacy. Before stepping into her current role, Stacey was the managing attorney of the California Regional Office, which has locations in San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Sacramento. There, she led a team of attorneys, policy advocates, research analysts, and support staff to enforce the rule of law and address climate change, pollution, and the loss of biodiversity in the Golden State. In her role as managing attorney, she oversaw and engaged in litigation and other legal advocacy, as well as media communications, policy and development work.

Prior to joining Earthjustice in 2014, Stacey spent over 10 years as a federal prosecutor focusing on environmental and economic crimes, including criminal prosecutions of Fortune 500 companies such as Walmart, Benefit Cosmetics, PG&E, and Maersk as well as prosecuting other pollution, fisheries, and wildlife cases. Before that, she was the senior prosecutor for the California Circuit Prosecutor Project, both leading the Project team and prosecuting over 100 criminal and civil environmental enforcement cases around the State. For her work, she has been named one of California’s Top 100 Lawyers, received the California Lawyer Attorney of the Year award, and received the U.S. Attorney General’s Distinguished Service Award.

Stacey is a graduate of Brown University and the University of Virginia School of Law. Stacey is also an adjunct professor at U.C. Hastings School of Law and a fellow at the American College of Environmental Lawyers.