Ian Fein

Senior Counsel, Litigation Strategy

Ian Fein has successfully litigated cases involving public lands, pesticides, energy efficiency standards, government transparency, and wildlife. He is currently leading NRDC's efforts to develop strategies for addressing trends in judicial doctrine that may affect environmental legal advocacy. Prior to joining NRDC, Fein worked in the Supreme Court and Appellate practice of a private law firm. He clerked for Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan, Judge William Fletcher of the Ninth Circuit, and Judge Judith Rogers of the D.C. Circuit. He holds a bachelor's degree in English and a JD from the University of California, Berkeley, where he graduated first in his class and served as editor-in-chief of the California Law Review. He is based in NRDC's San Francisco office.

State Bar Admissions

California

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit
Supreme Court of the United States


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