Leah Lopez Schmalz

Program Director

lschmalz@savethesound.org
203-787-0646 x121

Leah manages CFE/Save the Sound’s LandEnergyTransportation, and Connecticut Waters and Watersheds programs, as well as several Long Island Sound projects.  Additionally, she leads policy initiatives and major campaigns that protect our land, air and water, and address eminent threats to Connecticut’s environment and Long Island Sound.

Leah also serves as an adjunct lecturer at the University of Connecticut School of Law, where she teaches the Environmental Law Clinic. She joined Save the Sound as its staff attorney in 2001, then served as its Director of Legislative and Legal Affairs for 10 years. Leah earned her J.D. and Environmental Law Certificate from Pace University School of Law in 2000, and her undergraduate study in sustainable architecture and design culminated in a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Design from the University of Louisiana in 1996.


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