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Policy & Litigation Attorney

Colleen Teubner

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, DC. 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. Colleen enjoys backpacking and camping trips, playing board games, and reading mystery novels.

Dr. Peter Corkeron: Fighting to Save the North Atlantic Right Whales

by | October 5, 2023
Dr. Corkeron faced enormous pressure during his time at NOAA, to not document and generally suppress concerns over the population management of North Atlantic Right Whales ...

COMMENTARY | Strategy Needed to Avert Whale Mortality

by | May 30, 2023
At least three large whale species in U.S. waters are on the brink of extinction, with more listed as endangered. Urgent action is needed ...

PEERMail | Whales on the Brink of Extinction

by | March 21, 2023
At least three large whale species in U.S. waters are on the brink of extinction and ship strikes are the leading cause of death ...

National Strategy to Avoid Whale Ship Strikes Proposed

by | March 15, 2023
Increase in Ship Size and Traffic Drive Whales to Extinction in U.S. Waters ...

COMMENTARY | Congress Jeopardizes North Atlantic Right Whale Recovery 

by | January 9, 2023
Our elected officials and government agencies must do better to protect the North Atlantic right whale ...
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