J.D., Stanford Law, 2023; M.S. in Environment and Resources
Stanford Doerr School of Sustainability, 2023; B.A. in Ecological and Evolutionary Biology
Princeton University, 2018


Washington, DC


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Alana Reynolds

Associate Attorney

Alana Reynolds is an Associate Attorney at ELPC. She currently works on issues surrounding clean air and water, climate change, and environmental justice. Prior to ELPC, Alana graduated from Stanford Law and Stanford’s Doerr School of Sustainability where she earned her J.D. and an M.S. focusing on sustainable built environments and the climate transition. While there, she worked with Stanford’s environmental pro bono group and its environmental law clinic, where she argued her first case on issues of pesticide bioaccumulation before the First Appellate District of California. She spent her summers clerking with Earthjustice and Shute, Mihaly and Weinberger, working on various public-interest environmental issues. Prior to that, she earned her B.A. in Ecological and Evolutionary Biology from Princeton University, working with university labs on conservation and human-wildlife conflict issues. Alana loves to hike, read, and draw and is currently learning to play violin.

What’s a Place You Love in the Midwest?

Growing up, I fell in love with the humble, yet beautiful, open spaces I lived near, like West Branch Preserve. I am still grateful to those nondescript spaces for introducing me to environmental beauty. Later, I came to love midwestern gems like the Apostle Islands, Michigan Lakeshore and Indiana Dunes.

What Drives You to Do This Work?

I am deeply passionate about the problems the environmental field addresses. Whether it be preserving healthful air and water, stemming loss of biodiversity and extinction, addressing climate change, or preventing the infliction of further injustices upon marginalized communities, the field presents some of the most pressing issues of our time.