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Patricia McVeigh

Senior Associate, Communications

Patricia McVeigh

Pat McVeigh is a lawyer with an exceptional background in research, analysis and civic activism. Before turning to full-time volunteering for presidential campaigns and local educational issues, she worked in New Jersey as a faculty assistant at Seton Hall Law School, as a lawyer in private practice, then as clerk to state appeals court Judge Richard S. Cohen. After moving to California, she became a full-time volunteer, serving as chairman of various school district oversight committees, initiative campaigns, fund-raising projects and educational activities. She was also active in the presidential campaigns of Barack Obama in 2008 and John Kerry in 2004. Pat received a B.A., magna cum laude, from Montclair State University and a law degree from Seton Hall Law School.

Posts by Patricia McVeigh

Energy & Climate

Fracking Battle Heats Up, Yosemite is Hot Enough

Over 4,000 firefighters continue to battle the Rim Fire, the 11th-largest wildfire in California history. Sen. Fran Pavley’s bill requiring oil and gas companies to publicly disclose the chemicals used during the fracking process is brewing a ‘Coca-Cola’ battle over trade secret protection.