Welcome Liz Hallinan!Posted by Jennifer Molidor, ALDF's Staff Writer on September 27, 2013
The Animal Legal Defense Fund is delighted to welcome our newest Litigation Fellow to our team of animal heroes! As a Fellow, Liz will help litigate some of our most important animal cases.
Liz Hallinan received her J.D. from New York University, where she focused on environmental law and completed a clinic at the Natural Resources Defense Council. As a law student, Liz clerked for ALDF and was awarded an Advancement of Animal Law Scholarship. She also holds a master’s degree from Queens University, where she studied psychology and was recognized by the Canadian Psychological Association for her work in mind-brain behavior in child development. Before this, Liz received a bachelor’s degree in biology from Harvard University. Her senior thesis was awarded summa cum laude.
Prior to coming to ALDF, Liz worked on farmed-animal protection litigation for Compassion Over Killing, and environmental and animal law cases as a clerk for Meyer Glitzenstein and Crystal in Washington, D.C. Her special interests lie in factory-farm related issues, particularly because of the numbers of animals harmed and the clandestine nature of that industry. A published author of several psychological studies, Liz also enjoys cooking, hiking, volunteering, movies, and politics, and shares her household with a tabby cat named Piggy.