Monica Goldberg

Chief Counsel, Oceans


Monica Burke Goldberg is Chief Counsel in the EDF Oceans program focusing on legislative and administrative policy efforts.


Prior to EDF, Monica worked as a senior attorney for Ocean Conservancy and Oceana, represented a variety of environmental and fishing groups as part of the Ocean Law Project of Earthjustice groups and as a solo practitioner, and practiced in the law firm now known as Mayer Brown Rowe and Maw from 1996-1997.

She served as the Special Assistant to Solicitor of the Department of Interior John Leshy in the mid-1990s and worked for the San Francisco office of the Environmental Protection Agency from 1989-1991.


  • J.D., magna cum laude, Harvard Law School, 1994
  • B.A., political science, University of California, Berkeley, 1989
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