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Policy & Litigation Attorney

Colleen Teubner

Colleen received her law degree from Georgetown University Law Center, where she was the Vice President of the Environmental Law Society and Senior Notes Editor for the Georgetown Journal of Gender and the Law. She received her bachelor’s degree summa cum laude in International Affairs from The George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs. Prior to joining PEER, Colleen was an Assistant District Attorney for the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office in New York. She has also worked, clerked, and interned for multiple government agencies and non-profits, including the United States Department of Justice, the Office of the New York State Attorney General, the Natural Resources Defense Council, and Defenders of Wildlife. Colleen also volunteered as a Park Interpreter with the National Park Service at Theodore Roosevelt Island in Washington, D.C. Colleen enjoys backpacking and camping trips, playing board games, and reading mystery novels.

COMMENTARY | Why This Mining Permit Should Fail

by | December 2, 2022
Should an agency's misbehavior invalidate their decisions? When it comes to mining permits in Minnesota, PEER thinks so ...

Park Service Lack of Transparency Created Its Huge FOIA Backlog

by | November 18, 2022
The National Park Service is drowning in FOIA requests - the backlog has nearly doubled during the past two years ...

COMMENTARY | Saving Species Under Threat

by | November 15, 2022
Protecting biodiversity and endangered species such as the North Atlantic Right Whale is one of the great challenges of our time ...

COMMENTARY | Home on the Range: Wild Horses on Public Lands

by | November 9, 2022
Wild horses are given a bad reputation for damaging public lands but BLM data shows that livestock are the real problem ...

COMMENTARY | Countering the Western War on Wolves

by | November 2, 2022
A science-based approach to wolf and predator management is the key to restoring ecological balance in America’s Western lands ...

COMMENTARY | House Gives Hope to Federal Whistleblowers, Senate Must Step Up

by | October 27, 2022
In order to ensure that the Whistleblower Protection Improvement Act stands a chance of becoming law, voters must keep their Senators accountable ...