Shaun Goho joined CATF in February 2023. Before joining CATF, Shaun worked for 15 years at the Emmett Environmental Law & Policy Clinic at Harvard Law School, where he served in several roles, including Acting Director and Deputy Director. At the clinic, he worked on a wide variety of issues, including greenhouse gas and air toxics regulation, air monitoring and citizen science, securities and corporate law strategies to promote decarbonization, municipal climate mitigation and adaptation, lead in drinking water, dam removal, and advising tribes and nonprofits on renewable energy development plans. Shaun has written amicus briefs in more than two dozen high-profile environmental cases, including cases in the U.S. Supreme Court, multiple federal courts of appeals and district courts, and the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court. Shaun has also been a lecturer on environmental law at Harvard Law School and Harvard College.
Shaun previously worked in the Northwest office of Earthjustice, where he litigated public lands, endangered species, and water law cases, and in the Washington, D.C. office of O’Melveny & Myers, where his practice focused on securities litigation. He was also a law clerk for Judge Reginald C. Lindsay in the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts.
Shaun holds a J.D. from Harvard Law School, where he was Developments Editor of the Harvard Law Review. He also holds B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Biology from McGill University, where his thesis research focused on changes in mutation rates in algae in response to exposure to environmental stressors.