Amy Moses

Vice President and Director, CLF Rhode Island CLF Rhode Island @CLFMoses

Amy Moses is Vice President and Director of CLF Rhode Island.  Before joining CLF, Amy was Deputy Counsel to Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo.  She has served as a law clerk in Rhode Island’s state and federal courts and spent several years as a litigation associate at Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP.  Before attending law school, she was a program development coordinator for the R.I. Chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union and a conservation organizer for the R.I. Chapter of the Sierra Club.

Amy earned a B.S. in Environmental Economics and Policy from the University of California, Berkeley and a J.D. from The George Washington University School of Law.  She is admitted to practice in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, the U.S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island, the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Amy was recognized as the 2017 Newsmaker by R.I. Lawyers Weekly, the R.I. Women’s Bar Association, and the R.I. Chapter of the Federal Bar Association.

Recent Posts

Will 2021 Be the Year Rhode Island Acts on Climate?
Four out of six New England states have strong climate laws on the books. But Rhode Island lags behind. The Ocean State’s climate law – the Resilient Rhode Island Act of 2014 – is woefully out of date and has failed as a guide for how to combat climate change in our state. The Act On…
Looking Back: One Year After the Newport Gas Outage
Exactly a year ago, as families prepared for a brutal winter night, National Grid cut gas service to more than 7,000 customers on Aquidneck Island. This was a “precaution” according to the company, but it left homes and businesses in the cold. What’s worse, they couldn’t say how long people would be left to contend…
Utility and Pipeline Company to Blame for Gas Outage
Just as families prepared for a brutal winter night in late January, National Grid cut gas service to more than 7,000 customers, leaving homes and businesses in the cold. They called it a precaution and couldn’t say how long homes would be left to contend with the frigid temperatures. Governor Raimondo quickly called a State…
Rhode Island Communities Step Up to Stop Plastic Pollution
This past legislative session, a few New England states made waves in the fight against plastic pollution. Maine passed two statewide bans – one on single-use plastic bags and another on polystyrene – while Connecticut passed a statewide bag ban. Vermont went a step further, passing the most comprehensive plastics ban in the entire country.…
Disappointing Decisions Mark Rhode Island Legislative Session
Over the course of its session, the Rhode Island General Assembly missed opportunities to make progress on a wide range of environmental issues. Although CLF and other environmental organizations pushed for action on the climate crisis, toxic chemicals, and plastics pollution, no substantial new laws were enacted. It was not a total loss, however, as…


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