Tamara Morgenthau

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Tamara Morgenthau (@tammorgenthau) is a Senior Attorney with CIEL’s Climate and Energy Program. Tamara’s work focuses on protecting human rights in the context of the climate crisis by developing and supporting legal and advocacy strategies related to climate litigation and accelerating the transition away from fossil fuels. As part of CIEL, Tamara is supporting the Bay Mills Indian Community on advocacy around Line 5. 

Tamara has worked with individuals and communities around the world to support their pursuit for justice, accountability, and protection of their human rights. In doing so, she has litigated and supported advocacy and cases before domestic courts and regional and international human rights bodies. Prior to joining CIEL, Tamara was a Clinical Teaching Fellow at the International Human Rights Law Clinic at UC Berkeley School of Law, a Bertha Legal Fellow with EarthRights International, and practiced immigration and refugee law in Toronto, Canada. Tamara is also on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Lawyers for International Human Rights (CLAIHR). 

Tamara holds a J.D. from the University of Ottawa, an LL.M. from NYU School of Law, M.A. (International Affairs) from Carleton University, and a B.A. from the University of Western Ontario. Tamara is admitted to practice law in New York and Ontario. She is also on LinkedIn.

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