Selena Kyle

Senior Attorney and Managing Litigator

Selena Kyle heads NRDC’s Litigation team in Chicago. She is lead trial counsel on a Clean Air Act citizen suit against the owners of the E.D. Edwards coal-fired power plant, outside Peoria, Illinois. Her past accomplishments include defeating a Monsanto challenge to California’s decision to list the active ingredient in Roundup as a carcinogen; protecting neighbors of a Tennessee landfill from air and water contamination; and blocking a California state budget raid of $155 million in energy-efficiency funding. In 2012, a California legal newspaper named Kyle one of the state’s top 50 lawyers in their first decade of practice. Before joining NRDC, Kyle clerked for Judge Susan Dlott on the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio. She holds a bachelor’s in economics and urban studies and a J.D. from Stanford University.


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