Marjorie Mulhall

Executive Director, Earthjustice Action

Marjorie Mulhall, Executive Director, Earthjustice Action.

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Marjorie Mulhall is the Executive Director of Earthjustice Action, Earthjustice’s 501(c)4 advocacy partner, focusing on grassroots advocacy, education, and electoral work.

Earthjustice Action complements Earthjustice’s litigation victories through work with Congress and with electoral efforts. Earthjustice Action increases the political strength of the environmental and broader progressive communities, defends Earthjustice’s court wins from legislative attacks, and extends the power of our nation’s environmental laws.

Marjorie previously served as the Legislative Director of Lands, Wildlife, Oceans on Earthjustice’s Policy & Legislation team, working with Congress, federal agencies, and partner organizations to defend and strengthen the Endangered Species Act and other key environmental safeguards.

Marjorie received a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Bucknell University. She received a law degree from Duke University School of Law, where she served as editor-in-chief of the Duke Environmental Law & Policy Forum. Prior to law school, Marjorie worked for the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy and the Environmental Defense Fund on a state-level climate campaign in North Carolina. After graduating law school, she worked as a litigation associate at Shearman & Sterling LLP in New York.

The Latest by Marjorie Mulhall

A gray wolf in North America.
November 24, 2015

Congress Seeks to Strip Protections from Gray Wolves and Other Endangered Species

Members of Congress are working to override science-based decision-making under the Endangered Species Act and to dismantle this bedrock environmental law species by species.
A sign indicating water restrictions in California.
January 5, 2015

California Needs Solid Drought Solutions, Not Mindless Bills

Weakening key environmental protections in Congress won’t make it rain in California.
November 19, 2013

Champions of the Endangered Species Act in Congress

Last week, Earthjustice and 20+ partner organizations hosted an event to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Endangered Species Act and honor some of the most important champions of this visionary law. On Dec. 28, 1973, Democrats and Republicans in Congress came together to pass the ESA—one of the most effective environmental laws ever enacted—with…
July 27, 2011

America's Wildlife Win Congressional Showdown

The current leaders in the House think that saving America’s wildlife is asking too much so they introduced legislation to remove all funds used by the government to add new species to those receiving ESA protections, never mind there’s a list 260 species long waiting to get on the ark. The legislation also would have similarly…