Robin Greenwald is a leading environmental attorney and has been practicing law for about 25 years and heads Weitz & Luxenberg’s Environmental Toxic Tort practice. Robin spent over 15 years prosecuting environmental crimes and litigating environmental civil cases for the U.S. Department of Justice, both in New York and Washington, D.C. She was Deputy Chief of the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Brooklyn, New York, and Assistant Chief of the Environmental Crimes Section in Washington, D.C. She has led numerous environmental investigations and has been lead counsel in many environmental trials and appeals.
After leaving the Department of Justice, Robin was named General Counsel of the U.S. Department of the Interior Office of the Inspector General from 1999-2001. Robin was then selected as the Executive Director of the Waterkeeper Alliance, an international organization devoted to protecting water bodies around the world, from 2001 to 2003. Immediately before joining our firm, Robin was the Director of the Environmental Law Clinic at Rutgers University School of Law – Newark, where she was also a clinical professor of Environmental Law.