Melissa Birchard is a Staff Attorney for CLF New Hampshire, where her work focuses on Clean Energy and Climate Change. Melissa is a graduate of Georgetown University Law Center and holds a BA from Bryn Mawr College and an MA in Asian Languages and Cultures from UCLA. Prior to joining CLF, Melissa represented state and local governments in energy and environmental matters for six years at Spiegel & McDiarmid in Washington, DC. Before law school, Melissa worked at a non-profit organization promoting democracy and human rights, including environmental and public health rights in Asia.
Melissa enjoys jazz concerts and exploring the outdoors with her family.