As a Staff Attorney with FarmSTAND, Holly litigates cases to increase transparency in the food system and challenge industrial agricultural practices that harm people, animals, and the environment. She is passionate about using her legal work to support power building in communities impacted by industrial animal agriculture.
Prior to joining FarmSTAND, Holly was a litigator at Animal Legal Defense Fund, where she focused on improving government oversight of industrial animal agriculture. Before that she was an environmental and land use attorney for the State of California and for an international law firm. She began her legal career as a clerk for Judge Marilyn L. Huff of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California. Holly graduated from the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law and has a B.S. in Agribusiness Economics and Management from the University of Arizona.
Holly lives in Seattle, Washington and enjoys exploring nature with her family, including rescue dog Billy.