Susan Jane Brown

Attorney, Wildlands & Wildlife Program Director

Susan Jane joined WELC as a staff attorney in 2009 and is our Wildlands & Wildlife Program director. She joined WELC after serving as Natural Resources Counsel for Congressman Peter DeFazio (D-OR) in Washington, D.C. She also worked as a staff attorney with the Pacific Environmental Advocacy Center, Lewis and Clark Law School’s environmental law clinic. A nationally recognized expert on forest law, she has twice been appointed by the Secretary of Agriculture to co-chair the Federal Advisory Committee on the National Forest Management Act. She also served as executive director of the Gifford Pinchot Task Force from 2000-2003. Susan Jane graduated from Vanderbilt University and earned her law degree from Lewis and Clark Law School. Learn why Susan Jane is dedicated to defending the West. Susan Jane works from our Northwest office and can be reached at 503-914-1323.