Evan Feinauer, Staff Attorney

Joined January 2017

Evan grew up in the country near Omro, Wisconsin.

As a Staff Attorney with Clean Wisconsin, Evan successfully challenged a wetland fill permit the Department of Natural Resources issued for the construction of a frac sand facility, protecting over 16 acres of rare, pristine wetlands. Evan also assists with Clean Wisconsin’s litigation concerning groundwater quantity issues in the Central Sands and polluted farm runoff from large farms.

Before joining Clean Wisconsin, Evan worked as a Litigation Fellow with the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). At NRDC, Evan helped litigate a Safe Drinking Water Act citizen suit responding to the Flint water crisis in federal district court in Detroit, MI.

Evan holds a B.A. in Philosophy and Political Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, a M.S. in Ethics and Public Policy from Suffolk University, and a J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School.

Favorite things to do outdoors in Wisconsin: Hiking, climbing trees, and riding in slow-moving pontoon boats.