Suhani Chitalia

Suhani Chitalia

Government Relations Associate

schitalia@policypartners.net

(240) 506-9325

Biography

Suhani has expertise in environmental law and policy, administrative law, public health and environmental justice. Prior to working with Public Policy Partners, she worked with American Rivers where she authored a Legal Environmental Justice Toolkit to support frontline communities in their efforts to address environmental inequities. She has also previously worked with the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission and the U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources as a Legislative Assistant. She has a Juris Doctorate from the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law with a concentration in Environmental Law and is licensed to practice in the State of Maryland.

Recent Honors and Affiliations:

Public Service Award, University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, 2019

Publications:

Prince George’s County Environmental Justice Plan 2025, University of Maryland School of Public Health, http://www.btbcoalition.org/index%20page%20images/ENVIRONMENTAL%20JUSTICE%20PLAN%202025_PrinceGeorges.pdf

Recent Media Mentions:

“UMB Regents Meeting Goes International”, April 24, 2019, The Elm, https://elm.umaryland.edu/elm-stories/Elm-Stories-Content/UMB-Regents-Meeting-Goes-International-.php 

 

“Environmental Law Students Travel to Malawi”, October 23, 2018, University of Maryland Environmental Law Program, https://www.law.umaryland.edu/Programs-and-Impact/Environmental-Law/News/October-2018/Environmental-Law-Students-Reflect-on-Their-Trip-to-Malawi-/