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Deepa Padmanabha

Deputy General Counsel
Greenpeace USA
Deepa Padmanabha is Deputy General Counsel for Greenpeace USA. She has been with Greenpeace USA since 2011 and is based in Washington DC. Deepa’s current work focuses on defending Greenpeace USA against two lawsuits attempting to silence the organization's advocacy work (SLAPPs). In September 2022, she testified before the House Committee on Oversight and Reform on Greenpeace USA’s experience with legal attacks by the fossil fuel industry and the importance of federal anti-SLAPP legislation. She also advises on a variety of in-house legal matters, and works closely with environmental activists seeking to exercise their First Amendment rights to promote systemic change.

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