Vickie Patton

General Counsel at Environmental Defense Fund, Inc.

Vickie Patton

Vickie Patton

General Counsel at Environmental Defense Fund, Inc.

Biography

Vickie Patton serves as Environmental Defense Fund's General Counsel and manages the organization's national and regional clean air programs. For over two decades, she has worked to protect human health and the environment. She has been involved in numerous rulemakings under the Clean Air Act and associated cases (including several successful cases before the U.S. Supreme Court), testified before congressional and state legislative committees, and authored a variety of articles on air quality protection and environmental policy. Prior to joining Environmental Defense Fund, she worked in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Office of General Counsel in Washington, D.C., where she provided legal counsel on national air quality initiatives. Vickie has received a number of awards for her work including the Air & Waste Management Association's Richard Beatty Mellon Environmental Stewardship Award, the Wirth Chair Award for Creative Collaborations in Sustainability, and the Healthy Community Award received from her local health department. Vickie serves on EPA's national Clean Air Act Advisory Committee and is a member of the American College of Environmental Lawyers.

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Career Highlights

Environmental Defense Fund, Inc.
United States Environmental Protection Agency

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2175

Number of Boards

2

Number of Awards

9

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Co-Founder & Secretary at Environmental Defense Fund, Inc.

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Founder at Environmental Defense Fund, Inc.

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President at Environmental Law Institute

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Former Chief Sustainability Officer, Vice President-Safety & Health at E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co.

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Partner at Crowell & Moring LLP

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Partner at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

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Scholar in Residence at Pace University - School of Law

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President at Environmental Defense Fund, Inc.

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Executive Vice President of Business Development at Suffolk Construction Co., Inc.

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Executive Vice President & Chief Development Officer at Environmental Defense Fund, Inc.

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General Counsel at Environmental Defense Fund, Inc.
Education
J.D.

Founded in 1835, New York University School of Law has a record of academic excellence and national scholarly influence. One of the first law schools to admit women, it has been long committed to welcoming students of diverse backgrounds, people who had been discriminated against by many other institutions. Located on the University's campus in Greenwich Village, NYU Law has been a leader, and continues to be, in areas such as law and business, clinical education, public service, interdisciplinary colloquia and global studies.

B.S., Hydrology

Established in 1885, the University of Arizona, the state's super land-grant university with two medical schools, produces graduates who are real-world ready through its 100% Engagement initiative. Recognized as a global leader, the UA is also a leader in research, bringing more than $606 million in research investment each year, and ranking 20th among all public universities. The UA is advancing the frontiers of interdisciplinary scholarship and entrepreneurial partnerships, and is a member of the Association of American Universities, the 62 leading public and private research universities. It benefits the state with an estimated economic impact of $8.3 billion annually.

Career History
General Counsel
Current

Environmental Defense Fund, Inc. operates as a non-profit organization, which works to forge practical solutions that help nature and people prosper sustainably. It launched the Smart Boat Initiative (SBI) which focuses on leveraging the technological advances and plummeting costs in sensors, artificial intelligence, broadband communication and data analytics to equip and surround fishing vessels of all sizes with digital tools and infrastructure that can increase sustainability, accountability, profitability and transparency in fishing. The company was founded by Arthur P. Cooley, Charles F. Wurster and Dennis Puleston in 1967 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

General Counsel
Prior

United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA or sometimes USEPA) is an agency of the U.S. federal government which was created for the purpose of protecting human health and the environment by writing and enforcing regulations based on laws passed by Congress.

Political Donations
$250
2010

Co-Founder at Syscom Services, Inc.

$400
2008

Former Senator from New York

Awards & Honors
2011
Wirth Chair Award for Creative Collaborations in Sustainability
2011
Richard Beatty Mellon Environmental Stewardship Award
2008
Boulder County Public Health Healthy Community Award
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