MAKARA RUMLEY, J.D. is an Environmental Justice Attorney and Coordinator with GreenLaw, where she focuses on community organizing, fundraising, and environmental justice considerations in conjunction with clean air and water litigation. Her interest in the links between human rights and the environment began with her work with Amnesty International and The National Geographic Society. She continues to be committed to the right of all Georgians, regardless of background, to live in an environment free from disproportionate health burdens created by pollution.
Ms. Rumley earned her bachelor’s degree from Spelman College and her juris doctorate from George Washington University Law School. She clerked for a 6th Judicial Circuit Court Judge in Maryland and managed her own successful law practice. She is licensed to practice law in Maryland and Georgia.