Director of Environmental Justice and Senior Attorney, New York program
Al Huang directs the environmental justice work at NRDC. By utilizing a model that emphasizes community-led initiatives, he litigates and advocates in partnership with low-income communities and communities of color throughout the country that are fighting environmental hazards. He joined NRDC in 2005 after working as an attorney for several community-based environmental justice and civil rights organizations in California. He received his law degree and a master’s degree in environmental law and policy from Vermont Law School. Huang currently serves on the Environmental Justice Committee of the American Bar Association and is an adjunct professor of law at the Fordham School of Law. He is based in New York City.