David Baron

Managing Attorney Washington, D.C. Office


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David Baron is managing attorney in Earthjustice’s Washington, D.C., office.

He received his undergraduate degree from Johns Hopkins University, and his law degree from Cornell Law School. He clerked for Judge Anthony Celebrezze of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and subsequently conducted environmental enforcement actions as an assistant attorney general for the State of Arizona. From 1981 to 1998, David lived in Tucson, where he conducted environmental litigation for the Arizona Center for Law in the Public Interest.

David has taught as an adjunct professor at the University of Arizona College of Law, Arizona State University College of Law, and Tulane Law School. He has also studied environmental issues in Europe as a German Marshall Fund Fellow.

David joined the Washington, D.C., office of Earthjustice in 1999. He lives just outside of D.C., with his wife and son.

The Latest from David Baron

May 17, 2021

In the News: Maryland Matters

Region Needs to Get Moving on Programs to Reduce Emissions

An opinion piece by David Baron, Managing Attorney of the Washington, D.C., Office

Los Angeles Smog
January 28, 2015

Politics Leave People Gasping For Breath

EPA proposes tougher ozone pollution limits; once again industry resists.