Angela joined CLA in October 2019 as Senior Attorney and Director of the Legal Innovation Program. Angela was previously the Baltimore Harbor Waterkeeper at Blue Water Baltimore where she directed the advocacy, enforcement, and water quality monitoring programs to protect and restore Baltimore’s waterways. As an environmental and natural resource attorney, Angela has focused her career on marine and freshwater issues. She co-founded Clear Resource Law, a firm specializing in legal and policy services for environmental projects and has extensive non-profit experience including serving as a contract attorney for the Natural Resources Defense Council and Program Director for California Coastkeeper Alliance. Angela holds a J.D. with a specialization in Environmental Law from Golden Gate University, an M.P.P. in Natural Resource Policy from UCLA School of Public Affairs, and a B.A. from UC Davis.