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Brendan Cummings

Brendan Cummings

Brendan Cummings is the senior counsel and public lands director for the Center for Biological Diversity. He joined the Center in 1998 and oversees the Center's Public Lands program, working to ensure that the country's public lands are managed for the benefit of species and ecosystems in a warming climate. A graduate of Berkeley’s Boalt Hall School of Law, Brendan has litigated dozens of Endangered Species Act cases, as well as cases under the Marine Mammal Protection Act, Clean Water Act and numerous other state and federal statutes. Prior to working for the Center, Brendan was in private practice specializing in environmental and civil-rights litigation.