Tom Zimpleman

Staff Attorney

Tom Zimpleman joined NRDC from the U.S. Department of Justice’s civil division, where he served as an attorney in the federal programs branch and represented the United States in a variety of cases, including constitutional challenges to federal statutes, suits to overturn government policies and programs, and enforcement actions related to the financial crisis. He also clerked for the Honorable Joel M. Flaum of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. Zimpleman studied philosophy at the University of Chicago and received a J.D. from Stanford Law School. He is based in the Washington, D.C., office.


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