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Tobie Bernstein

Tobie Bernstein
Senior Attorney; Director, Indoor Environments and Green Buildings Program
(202) 939-3869

Tobie Bernstein’s work focuses on governmental programs and policies that address the health and environmental impacts of buildings. She has done extensive research and writing on state and local policy approaches to improving indoor air quality in schools, child care facilities, and homes. She has also analyzed the role of government policies and programs in advancing green design and construction, particularly in the public school sector.

With ELI since 1992, Bernstein was previously a staff attorney at the Maryland Legal Aid Bureau.

For more on Tobie's work at ELI, visit www.eli.org/buildings.

Media Guide


  • Environmental Health: indoor environmental quality—federal, state and local government policies and programs
  • Green Buildings: green buildings—federal, state and local government policies and program


  • J.D., Harvard Law School, 1986
  • B.A., Washington University, 1982