Trip will talk about affecting major change in federal environmental policy, the complex politics that are involved in affecting change, and how one person who wants to make a real difference can truly do so.
Trip serves Earthjustice, a non-profit public law interest, as its President. He leads the organization’s staff, board, and supporters to advance its mission of using the courts to protect our environment and people’s health. He is a Carolina Law alum and a former board member of the Institute for the Environment. Before his time with Earthjustice, Trip worked in a litigation practice emphasizing civil rights, employment, environmental, and toxic tort cases and directed the Southern Environmental Law Center’s Carolinas Office.
Earthjustice is a non-profit public interest law organization dedicated to protecting the magnificent places, natural resources, and wildlife of this earth, and to defending the right of all people to a healthy environment.