Kathleen Riley

Senior Associate Attorney Washington, D.C. Office


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Kathleen Riley is a senior associate attorney with the D.C. Regional office. Kathleen was inspired to pursue environmental and justice work after growing up in Louisiana’s Cancer Alley. Kathleen primarily litigates under the Clean Air Act, with a focus on reducing pollution from chemical and petrochemical plants including in Louisiana and Texas, and on reducing interstate ozone pollution. Prior to joining Earthjustice, Kathleen Riley was a fellow with the Sierra Club.