Ebony H. Griffin joined the Law Center in June of 2017 as our staff attorney for Environmental Justice. Ms. Griffin focuses on projects that support low-income, historically disinvested communities and communities of color in advocating effectively for sustainable and equitable neighborhoods. Her current work includes the Eastwick Advocacy and Community Development project, the Garden Justice Legal Initiative, and our lawsuit to preserve the La Finquita Community Farm.
Ms. Griffin has extensive experience in the field of environmental law. In law school she worked as a Summer Law Clerk for the White House Council on Environmental Quality and also spent five months clerking for the Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance at the Environmental Protection Agency. After Law School Ms. Griffin clerked for the Honorable Judge Zoe Bush of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia for one year. After clerking for Judge Bush, Ms. Griffin spent several years working as an environmental and safety regulatory associate at Enhesa Inc. in Washington DC.
Ms. Griffin is a graduate of Howard University School of Law and received her Bachelor of the Arts degree in Spanish from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Admitted to practice in Alabama only. Pennsylvania Bar application is pending. Working in Pennsylvania under the direct supervision of Mary A. McKenzie, a member of the Pennsylvania Bar.