Julia’s practice focuses on a diverse mix of environmental litigation, permitting, and regulatory advice.

Prior to joining B&D, Julia was an associate at a law firm in Washington DC, where she assisted public clients with environmental permitting and compliance, water quality issues, and litigation. She was a post-graduate legal fellow at the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), where she developed advocacy on environmental justice and New York State fossil fuel issues. Her experience includes matters involving the Clean Water Act, the Safe Drinking Water Act, and natural gas infrastructure. In addition, before law school, Julia worked as a legal secretary in the Native American practice group at a law firm in Seattle, Washington.

Julia attended the Boston University School of Law, where she participated in the Civil Litigation Clinic and the Environmental Law Practicum. During law school, Julia interned for the U.S. Department of Justice, Environment and Natural Resources Division (Natural Resources Section), NRDC, and the Honorable Allison D. Burroughs of the U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts.


  • University of Washington  (B.A., 2012)
    • Business (Accounting) and Political Science
  • Boston University  (J.D., cum laude, 2019)
    • Boston University Law Review

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • New York

Professional Affiliations

New York City Environmental Law Leadership Institute (Class of 2020)


  • Mandarin Chinese (proficiency)