Hana Vizcarra

Senior Attorney Washington, D.C. Office


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Alexandria Trimble
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D.C., M.D.


She / Her

Hana Vizcarra is senior attorney for national climate based in D.C., where she advocates for and defends strong federal climate action. Before joining Earthjustice, she was a staff attorney at Harvard Law School’s Environmental & Energy Law Program where she analyzed federal climate, environmental, and energy regulation and policy and studied private sector responses to climate change. She previously practiced environmental law with two national law firms where she worked on complex environmental litigation, compliance, and transactional matters covering a broad array of statutory areas and industries. While in private practice, she also maintained an active pro bono practice primarily focused on immigration law. Before becoming a lawyer, Hana worked in political research roles at labor and campaign organizations. Hana holds a J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center and a B.A. from Pomona College.

The Latest from Hana Vizcarra

March 13, 2024

In the News: Politico

SEC sued over climate reporting rule

“We are saying not only does the SEC have the authority to require these types of disclosures, in fact they made a mistake by dropping some very crucial disclosure requirements that were in the proposal — and a mistake that just is fundamentally wrong.”
March 5, 2024

In the News: S&P Global

U.S. companies rush to implement climate disclosure programs ahead of new mandates

"We maintain that the SEC has the mandate and authority to require companies to disclose climate-related risks, which includes a full accounting of their greenhouse gas emissions, because investors and markets need that information to make informed decisions."
March 2, 2023

Investors and Regulators Can’t Afford to Ignore Climate Risks

A new SEC rule will help ensure that companies adequately assess their climate-related financial risks.

January 14, 2022

In the News: Bloomberg Law

‘Climate-Washing’ Brawls Will Target New Sectors, Governments

“The more companies focus on these goals and start pushing them out there, the more possibilities there are for unfair and deceptive practices.”