Suzanne Novak

Senior Attorney Northeast Office

Suzanne Novak is an attorney at Earthjustice's Northeast Regional Office.

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Suzanne Novak is a senior attorney at Earthjustice’s Northeast office in New York.

Suzanne is a litigator and policy advocate in the organization’s Healthy Communities Program, where she focuses on safe drinking water, with a current emphasis on lead and PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances).

A former senior staff attorney at the Center for Reproductive Rights and Deputy Director at the Brennan Center for Justice, Suzanne previously worked with the law firms of Hogan Lovells, Yankwitt LLP, and Arnold & Porter. She clerked for Judge Stephen McNamee on the District of Arizona, and is a 1997 graduate of NYU School of Law.

The Latest from Suzanne Novak

February 16, 2024

In the News: Kenosha News

In race to prevent lead in our drinking water, who is being left behind?

“If we don’t prohibit charging a customer, we may very well end up with a two-tiered system, where wealthier communities, which are disproportionately white, will have more of their lead service lines replaced than in other communities.”
May 15, 2021

In the News: Washington Post

Biden hopes to dig up the nation’s lead water pipes. This city wants his help.

“It’s been 30 years.”