Alisa Coe

Deputy Managing Attorney Florida Office


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Alisa Coe is the deputy managing attorney for the Florida regional office of Earthjustice, located in Tallahassee, FL.

Coe received her law degree with honors in 2002 from Tulane University Law School. She also earned a Master of Studies in Environmental Law with highest honors from Vermont Law School. She began her legal practice in New Orleans, uncovering air pollution violations at oil refineries and founding a general litigation firm.

In 2004, Alisa joined the Florida office of Earthjustice as a litigator. At Earthjustice, she serves as lead counsel for the conservation groups in the two decades-old Everglades water pollution litigation. She has done extensive work on tort cases, cases to stop sewage and agricultural pollution, and coal plant challenges.

The Latest from Alisa Coe

May 10, 2024

In the News: Tampa Bay Times

Epidemic of dying sea life shows Florida’s lax water quality regulation is fouling our public waters

An opinion piece by Alisa Coe, Deputy Managing Attorney, Florida Office, Earthjustice
Aerial photo of a large lake with green algae slime floating on the top
June 27, 2023

Another Florida “Summer of Slime” — And State Government Just Made It Worse

A newly passed state law prevents local cities and counties from passing new local fertilizer regulations — or strengthening ones already on the books
View of a wind turbine off the coast of Block Island, Rhode Island from a boat donned with a waving U.S. flag
October 20, 2020

New Oceans Bill Offers One Plan for Two Crises

This might seem obvious, but our planet is mostly ocean. So we can’t talk about a sustainable future and environmental justice without also talking about ocean protection.
Everglades National Park
March 3, 2017

The Everglades Under Fire

Florida is taking advantage of the new political environment to try and weasel out of its legal commitment to clean up Everglades National Park.
July 15, 2016

Las Aguas De La Florida Cubiertas de Limo Deben Provocar Un Llamado De Alerta Nacional

Miles de ciudadanos están utilizando sus cámaras y cuentas en redes sociales para documentar la terrible realidad de lo que está sucediendo en el Sur de la Florida, donde el gobierno bombea miles de millones de galones de agua contaminada por la gran agroindustria en el Lago Okeechobee.
Photo courtesy of Dylan Hansen
July 15, 2016

Florida’s Slimed Waters Should Prompt National Wake Up Call

A toxic algae outbreak in Lake Okeechobee that’s fouling waterways on the Atlantic and Gulf coasts has focused the national spotlight on Florida’s water pollution nightmare.