Heather Lewis is a Clinical Teaching Fellow in UC Berkeley’s Environmental Law Clinic. Heather came to the Clinic from Earthjustice’s California office, where she litigated public interest environmental cases to protect communities from fossil fuel infrastructure development and preserve California’s endangered species and wild places. Prior to joining Earthjustice, Heather was a staff attorney at ChangeLab Solutions, a public health law and policy organization, where she drafted model legislation, guidance documents, and provided trainings to help public health advocates create healthier built environments through law and policy. Before that, she was a legal fellow at Communities for a Better Environment, where she litigated environmental justice cases and provided legal support for community campaigns in the Bay Area and Southern California.
Heather received her J.D. from NYU School of Law, and her B.A. in Environmental Studies from the University of Chicago.