Haley Nicholson

Legal Fellow

Haley joined Earthrise as a Legal Fellow in Fall of 2022 after graduating from Lewis & Clark Law School with certificates in Environmental and Natural Resources Law and Public Interest Law. Before coming to Portland, Haley graduated from the University of Oregon’s Clark Honors College in 2019, with a Bachelors of Science in Environmental Science. During law school, Haley worked as a law clerk for the Environmental Division of the California Department of Justice, the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of General Counsel, and for the Honorable Jolie A. Russo. Haley also volunteered for the Northwest Environmental Defense Center and the National Lawyers Guild but spent most of her time on the Lewis & Clark Law School Environmental Moot Court team. Haley loves powerlifting, hiking, reading fiction, playing piano, and painting during her free time.