Kristen Miller is Counsel at Democracy Forward, where she represents various non-profits in administrative law challenges to unlawful Executive Branch actions. Prior to joining Democracy Forward, Kristen was a member of the Environment and Natural Resources practice at Vinson & Elkins in Washington, D.C. Kristen’s practice at Vinson & Elkins focused on administrative law, including litigation and regulatory counseling. She also maintained an active pro bono practice.

Kristen graduated from New York University Law School, where she was a member of the NYU Moot Court Board competitions team. During law school, she served as a legal clerk in the Department of Justice’s Environment & Natural Resources Division as well as in the Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Policy. She also holds a B.A. from Johns Hopkins University.

Kristen is a member of the New York and District of Columbia Bars.

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