Jill Tauber

Vice President of Litigation for Climate and Energy


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Jill Tauber is the Vice President of Litigation for Climate & Energy at Earthjustice.

Based in Washington, D.C., Jill leads the organization’s litigation and legal advocacy to achieve a swift and equitable shift from fossil fuels to 100% clean energy, and to curb the devastating effects of climate change.

Before stepping into her current role, Jill was the first Managing Attorney of Earthjustice’s Clean Energy Program, which works to advance clean energy solutions across the country and ensure everyone benefits from a thriving clean energy economy. Jill has litigated numerous cases in public utility commissions across the country and in court, securing key victories to compel clean energy investment and supportive policy reform.

Prior to joining Earthjustice in August 2013, Jill was a senior attorney at Southern Environmental Law Center where she led the organization’s energy efficiency practice across the Southeast. Jill completed a Skadden Fellowship at Advancement Project, a national civil rights organization, and served as a clerk to the Honorable Richard A. Paez, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Jill received her B.S. from Cornell University and her law degree from Harvard Law School, where she graduated cum laude.

The Latest by Jill Tauber

January 20, 2016

La Lucha por un Futuro Iluminado con Energía Solar

2016 promete ser un año atareado para la defensa por la energía solar. Los retos principales de llevar la energía solar a escala son regulatorios en estos momentos.
Solar panels.
January 20, 2016

The Fight for a Solar-Powered Future

2016 brings hope for continued solar growth, but regulatory battles still rage over the future of this vital clean energy resource.
Solar New Mexico
November 12, 2015

Victory in New Mexico Stops Latest Case of Solar Discrimination

Faced with declining sales and increasing renewable energy usage, many utilities are taking aim at rooftop solar.