Angela Howe


Surfrider Foundation - Legal Director


Quick Bio

Angela Howe directs Surfrider Foundation's legal strategy and advocacy efforts throughout the United States, in order to guide grassroots chapters on beach access and environmental litigation, and to assist with general counsel duties. Angela earned her law degree from Boalt Hall, Berkeley School of Law. Before joining Surfrider's staff, she worked for Hogan & Hartson LLP in both their D.C. and Los Angeles offices in the Environmental Practice Group. Angela has been active in volunteering with non-profit organizations and mentoring of law students throughout her legal career. She is also an Adjunct Professor of Ocean and Coastal Law. She is an advisory member of the Executive Committee of the California Bar Association’s Environmental Law Section. Angela serves as a co-Chair of the Clean Seas Coalition and a Steering Committee member on the West Coast Governor’s Alliance marine debris division.

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