Abigail Dillen (@AbbieDillen) is the President of Earthjustice, leading the organization’s staff, board and supporters to advance the mission of using the courts to protect our environment and people’s health. She is based at headquarters in San Francisco, California.
Before stepping into her current role, Abigail served as the Vice President of Litigation for Climate & Energy, heading the organization’s litigation and legal advocacy to achieve the essential shift from fossil fuels to 100% clean energy. Prior to that, Abbie was managing attorney of Earthjustice’s Coal Program, which has played a central role in forcing the overdue retirement of coal-fired
Abigail came to Earthjustice in 2000. Working first out of the Northern Rockies Office in Bozeman, Montana, she worked to protect public lands and the many imperiled species that depend on them, including wolves, grizzly bears, and native trout.
Abigail received her B.A. from Yale University and her law degree from the University of California, Berkeley, where she graduated Order of the Coif.