Irene Gutierrez

Senior Attorney, Nature Program

Irene Gutierrez works to protect our oceans by promoting sustainable fisheries, fighting illegal fishing practices, preventing dirty energy development, and curbing climate change. Prior to joining the Oceans division, she was an attorney on NRDC’s Climate and Clean Energy team, where she fought against administrative rollbacks and advocated for clean transportation policies. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Yale University and a J.D. from University of California, Berkeley School of Law. She is based in NRDC’s San Francisco office.


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