Noorulanne Jan

Environment / Animal Defense
Class of 2021
Noorulanne Jan

Noorulanne Jan is an associate attorney in Earthjustice’s Northwest Regional Office in Seattle, Washington. Immediately after law school, she joined EarthJustice as a fellow in its Chicago office, where she focused on issues specific to the Midwest, including preserving tribal interests in the face of oil pipeline expansion, working on coal plant closure, and helping to stop chronic floods and sewage backups.

At Texas Law, Noorulanne served as a Mithoff Pro Bono Scholar with Street Law, staff editor of the Texas Environmental Law Journal, president of the Texas Law Muslim Legal Society, and Human Rights Scholar with the Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice.  She participated in the Capital Punishment Clinic, was a research assistant for Professor Kelly Haragan of the Environmental Law Clinic, and interned with several legal organizations, including the Texas Advocacy Project, Texas RioGrande Legal Aid and Texas Appleseed in Austin and Bayou City Waterkeeper in Houston.

Noorulanne spent the summer after her 1L year with the Fort Bend County Public Defender’s Office in Richmond, Texas and split the summer after her 2L year between the Federal Public Defender's Office for the Southern District of Texas and Lone Star Legal Aid’s Environmental Justice Initiative in Houston.