Jen Sorenson

Senior Attorney

Jen Sorenson has worked on actions to protect clean water, promote energy efficiency, and preserve endangered species. She achieved a landmark settlement with the U.S. Navy, resulting in unprecedented measures to protect whales and dolphins from the Navy's use of powerful sonar and explosives during training and testing. In 2013, Sorenson received the Distinguished Environmental Advocates Award from the American Bar Association’s Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources. Prior to joining NRDC, she clerked for the Honorable Marsha S. Berzon on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. She holds a bachelor’s degree in English from Wesleyan University and a J.D. from Yale Law School. Sorenson is based in NRDC’s San Francisco office.


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