Jay Duffy joined Clean Air Task Force as a legal fellow in the fall of 2013 and is now Litigation Director with the organization. His work focuses on reducing greenhouse gas pollution through environmental regulations utilizing his Clean Air Act and administrative law expertise. He was one of the lead drafters of the environmental and public health brief in West Virginia v. EPA and argued a portion of the case below at the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals.
Prior to joining CATF, Jay worked at the Clean Air Council in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he focused on permitting oversight for natural gas facilities, power plants and refineries. He now represents the Council and many other non-profits in Clean Air Act appellate litigation.
Jay holds a J.D. from Villanova Law School where he was associate editor of the Villanova Environmental Law Journal and a member of the Delaware Valley Environmental Inn of Court. He also held internships with U.S. EPA Region 3 and PennFuture during his time at Villanova. Jay graduated from the New York City Environmental Law and Leadership Institute in 2011. He was recognized by the Environmental Law Institute as an “emerging leader” in 2020.