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 protect the Great Bay Estuary, as well as a number of smart growth, transportation, water quality and land use initiatives. In addition to practicing in these areas, he also is engaged in advocacy addressing projects of major concern to the state, such as the proposed Kinder Morgan gas pipeline 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 serves on the City of Concord’s Transportation Policy Advisory Committee and is a member of the Public Protection Committee of the N.H. Bar Association. He also formerly served on the Board of Trustees of the Five Rivers Conservation Trust.