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Ignacia S. Moreno

Advisory Board member

Ignacia S. Moreno has practiced environmental and natural resources law for 27 years. She is currently Chief Executive Officer and a founding Principal of The iMoreno Group, PLC, where she provides legal services and strategic counseling on environmental and natural resources matters. In 2019, she was elected to serve as Chair of Virginia’s State Air Pollution Control Board. Previously, Moreno was a Senate-confirmed Assistant Attorney General for the Environment and Natural Resources Division of the U.S. Department of Justice (2009 to 2013) and was recognized for her outstanding service, including her leadership of the Division’s response to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. She was Counsel for the Northeast/Midwest Regions and International at the General Electric Company, and practiced at two prominent Washington, D.C. law firms, including as a partner. She served at the U.S. Department of Justice in the Environment and Natural Resources Division for seven years during the Clinton Administration.

Moreno was elected in 2016 as a Fellow of the America Bar Foundation. She serves on the National Board of Directors of the Trust for Public Land and for Green 2.0, and on the ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources Council. She’s served pro bono as General Counsel to the Hispanic National Bar Association and on the boards of the Washington Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs and the Center for International Environmental Law. Moreno was formerly the President of the Hispanic Bar Association of the District of Columbia and has been named one of the Top 100 Green Leaders in the United States by PODER Hispanic Magazine and one of the 100 Most Influential Hispanics in the United States by Hispanic Business Magazine. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from New York University in 1986, and a J.D. from New York University School of Law in 1990.

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