Katherine O’Brien


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Katherine O’Brien is a senior attorney with the Toxic Exposure and Health Program. Prior to her current role, Katherine, was an attorney in the Northern Rockies regional office for seven years.

She is a 2012 graduate of the University of Washington School of Law, where she was a Gates Public Service Law Scholar and Editor-in-Chief of the Washington Law Review. Before joining Earthjustice, Katherine clerked for Judge Sidney Thomas on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

The Latest by Katherine O’Brien

Granite Lake, Cabinet Mountain Wilderness
July 17, 2015

Massive Mine Could Destroy One of the Last Best Places for Bull Trout and Grizzly Bears

A major mine proposal in the heart of the Cabinet Mountains Wilderness threatens to destroy one of the last remaining blocks of undeveloped habitat for bull trout and grizzly bears.