Mandy DeRoche is an Assistant Attorney General in the Affirmative Litigation Section of the New York State Office of the Attorney General, Environmental Protection Bureau. She primarily works on climate change and energy issues, and environmental justice matters.
She previously worked at Seward & Kissel LLP where she litigated complex commercial disputes, handled securities law investigations, and represented individuals and organizations in environmental justice, economic justice and immigration matters. She received Sustainable South Bronx’s Trailblazer Award and was also recognized by the New York Law Journal for for her pro bono work. In 2014 and 2015, Mandy was selected as a Rising Star by the Super Lawyers magazine, New York Metro edition.
Mandy serves as the chair of the board of directors for Concrete Safaris, an East Harlem-based organization that teaches kids about environmental health and community leadership, about the fun of outdoor play and exercise, and how to garden and ride bikes, among other outdoor activities.
Mandy received a B.A. in Government from Cornell University, a J.D. from Boston College Law School, and a M.S. in Urban Environmental Systems Management from the Pratt Institute. She is a Senior Fellow of the Environmental Leadership Program and an alumna of the New York City Environmental Law Leadership Institute (NYCELLI).