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Ahlia
Bethea

Ahlia
Bethea

Ahlia is a two-time Summer Associate at SPR and will be joining the firm as a full time Associate in Spring 2023. She has experience with renewable energy development projects, brownfield redevelopments, environmental regulatory compliance, litigation, and environmental reviews under the New York State Environmental Quality Review Act.

Before joining SPR, Ahlia worked for a Michigan-based law firm to support plaintiffs in the Flint Water Class Action. She previously served as a summer clerk for Earthjustice, an environmental organizer for the Sierra Club, and a judicial intern for the Honorable Harold W. Fullilove, Jr. of the Superior Court of New Jersey.

Ahlia is currently pursuing a joint J.D. / MPH from Columbia Law School and Columbia Mailman School of Public Health, respectively. At Columbia Law, she served as Managing Editor of the Columbia Journal of Environmental Law, interned for the Environmental Law Clinic, and was twice elected to the Student Senate.  Ahlia is not yet admitted to the New York bar.