Thien Chau

Senior Associate Attorney Community Partnerships Program


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(757) 897-2147

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CA, D.C.

Thien Chau is a senior associate attorney with the Community Partnerships Program.

Thien joined Earthjustice in September 2021 after spending two years with the Sierra Club Environmental Law Program. He earned his J.D. in 2019 from the Georgetown University Law Center where he graduated magna cum laude and was inducted into the Order of the Coif. While in law school, Thien was the editor in chief of the Environmental Law Review and served as a student attorney in the Environmental Law and Justice Clinic. Thien earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln in 2016 with honors in political science and environmental studies.

The Latest from Thien Chau

August 15, 2023

In the News: KALB

Colfax Community Group Sues LDEQ Over Clean Harbors Permit Renewal

“Under the law, there are minimum requirements that hazardous waste incinerators need to meet, and they can’t go any lower. LDEQ failed to apply the law correctly despite the clear language.”