Ian Coghill

Staff Attorney CLF Massachusetts

Ian Coghill is a Staff Attorney in Strategic Litigation at CLF.  Before joining CLF, Ian was a Counsel at WilmerHale in Boston, where he practiced complex civil litigation–representing primarily clean energy companies, tech companies, and financial institutions–and maintained a very active pro bono practice.

Ian holds a a law degree from Northeastern University and a Bachelor’s Degree, with Honors, from Boston University, with a major in Psychology and minor in Archaeology.  He also recently completed the CORe Program from Harvard Business School Online.  He served as a law clerk to the Hon. Mark L. Wolf, Senior Judge, United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts.  Ian is admitted to practice in Massachusetts, the Federal District Court for the District of Massachusetts, and United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.

In his free time, Ian likes to hang out with his wife and dog and looks for excuses to put more miles on his motorcycle.


Recent Posts

It’s Time to Ditch Dirty Bus Fleets – The Future is Clean and Electric
When the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that vaccinated people could walk outside safely without masks, I grabbed my shoes and hit the sidewalk. But my nose was not quite prepared for the dirty air that awaited it. Dust and pollen itched and tickled. Humidity clogged thick in my nostrils, or dry air…
6 Picks for a Perfect Fall Picnic on Boston Harbor
When you think of fall in New England, apple picking and leaf peeping probably come to mind. But this year, we’re encouraging Bostonians to add a new tradition to your autumnal slate: a picnic on Boston Harbor. Here’s why. Boston’s waterfront belongs to us all (that public right is even codified into law). But the…
6 Ways to Make Vermont’s Climate Action Plan Better
We first published a version of this blog in June of 2021. Transformational. Game-changing. Equitable. When Vermont unveils its Climate Action Plan in December, let’s make sure those are the words used to describe it – because there’s a lot resting on the outcome. The climate crisis is already here. The summer of 2021 brought…
Big Gas Doesn’t Want You To Know The Truth About Kitchen Stoves
Turning on a gas stove is so familiar that those of us who use one barely have to think about it. It’s muscle memory: Push the knob in, wait for the faint hiss of gas and the “click click click click” until the flame ignites. But do you know where the gas comes from? And…
Our Explainer on What Just Happened on the Boston Waterfront
In early April, a Massachusetts Superior Court judge threw out a 2018 state plan intended to guide development along a section of Boston’s waterfront that stretches from Long Wharf to the old Northern Avenue Bridge. The process that led to that Downtown Waterfront Municipal Harbor Plan violated decades-old laws governing the city’s waterfront – including…

 

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