Campaigns & Cases
Defend the Hudson:
Abby joined Riverkeeper in August of 2012 as a staff attorney for the Hudson River Program, where her work focuses on civil litigation and administrative enforcement actions targeted at safeguarding the ecological integrity of the Hudson River. Abby earned a B.A. from Cornell University, where she was a member of the nationally-ranked Division I Women’s Lacrosse team, and she received her J.D. and Certificate of Environmental Law from Pace University School of Law, cum laude, being presented with the prestigious Henry M. Feldschuh Environmental Law Award upon graduation for her leadership in and dedication to environmental law. During her time at Pace, Abby interned at Riverkeeper and the Pace Environmental Law Clinic where she worked on litigation against several Hudson River power plants. She was also the Promotions and Colloquium Editor for the Pace Environmental Law Review and spearheaded the 2009 Colloquium entitled “40 Years and Counting: Relicensing the First Generation of Nuclear Power Plants.” She is a LEED® Accredited Professional and a 2012 graduate of the New York City Environmental Law Leadership Institute (NYCELLI). Prior to joining Riverkeeper, Abby worked as an environmental attorney in New York City and Cheyenne, Wyoming.