Andrea Treece

Senior Attorney


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Julie Hauserman
Public Affairs and Communications Strategist
(850) 273-2898

Bar Admissions

CA, MA (inactive)

Andrea Treece first started at Earthjustice as an intern for Ocean Law Project.

She now works as a senior attorney, protecting forage fish species like herring, anchovies and sardines, which serve as the building blocks of the ocean food web and are being overfished at unsustainable levels.

The Latest by Andrea Treece

An oceanic whitetip shark, Carcharhinus longimanus, swims in the waters off Hawaii.
July 26, 2022

We’re Showing Sharks Some Legal Love

As part of our work to preserve biodiversity, Earthjustice has mounted a series of legal challenges to protect vulnerable shark species from industrial fishing.

Humpback whale lunge feeding in an anchovy-rich cove, off the coast of Santa Cruz, California.
July 26, 2021

Congress Considering Revamp of Nation’s Key Fisheries Law

The climate crisis is changing oceans, our laws must address that
Pacific Leatherback Conservation Day
October 14, 2016

An Endangered Sea Turtle Offers His Two Cents

In recognition of Pacific Leatherback Conservation Day, one endangered sea turtle has some questions for the National Marine Fisheries Service.
Dusky shark
October 27, 2015

Dusky Sharks: Top Predators that Need Our Protection

Dusky sharks are top ocean predators—even hunting other sharks—but they’re no match for destructive longline fishing gear.
The humpback whale is one species that migrates along the California coast.
May 7, 2015

Whale Entanglement Sightings Reach Record High

What’s causing the record number of whale entanglements off of the Pacific coast? Earthjustice is on the case.
May 13, 2014

How a Biology Geek became an Ocean Lawyer

As a kid, the ocean gave me a sense of awe and belonging. I loved the other-worldly creatures of the sea and all the unexpected ways they interact with one another. I still love to be outside, in the water, exploring and observing the natural world. So why, in the name of all that is good and sensible, did I become a lawyer?