Tom Irwin is Vice President and Director of CLF New Hampshire. Having joined CLF in 1998, Tom has led a number of advocacy initiatives in New Hampshire over the years, including CLF’s initiative to tackle the problem of childhood lead poisoning, as well as a number of water quality, smart growth and transportation initiatives. In addition to practicing in these areas, he also has engaged in advocacy addressing projects of major concern to the state, such as the proposed Northern Pass electric transmission project. Before joining CLF, Tom practiced at the Manchester, New Hampshire law firm of Devine, Millimet & Branch, with a focus on civil litigation. Prior to his work in the private sector, Tom worked as Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Justice Caroline D. Glassman of the Maine Supreme Judicial Court in Portland. He earned his J.D. and an M.S. in Environmental Law and Policy, both magnum cum laude, from Vermont Law School, and his B.A. from Wesleyan University. Tom has served on the City of Concord’s Transportation Policy Advisory Committee, the N.H. Bar Association’s Public Protection Committee, and the boards of the New Hampshire Public Health Association and the Five Rivers Conservation Trust. He serves on the legislatively established Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention and Screening Commission and in 2017 participated in the Endowment for Health’s Leadership Learning Exchange on Race and Equity.