Clinical Supervising Attorney and Project Director
Sabrina Ashjian is a clinical supervising attorney and project director for the Emmett Institute on Climate Change & the Environment and the California Environmental Legislation & Policy Clinic at UCLA School of Law. She was previously at the UC Berkeley School of Law Environmental Law Clinic and taught environmental justice courses. She advanced animal welfare and environmental legislation as the California State Director for the Humane Society of the United States. Prior to that she served as a consumer fraud & environmental protection prosecutor and she began her career as a public defender. Sabrina has been appointed by two governors to serve the state. First by Governor Brown to the Cannabis Control Appeals Panel, and most recently, by Governor Newsom to the Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board.
Sabrina received a bachelor’s degree from George Washington University, a master’s degree from University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Journalism, and a JD/MBA from Pepperdine University. She has a certificate in Sustainable Capitalism & ESG from Berkeley School of Law. She is admitted to practice law in California, New York, and the United States Supreme Court.