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Trent Dougherty

General Counsel


Trent is General Counsel and the chief legal analyst and advocate for the Ohio Environmental Council, and directs the OEC’s William W. Ellis, Jr. Ohio Environmental Law Center. Trent and his legal team represent the OEC and its members before the state and federal courts and administrative commissions in cases to protect and ensure clean air, clean water, and clean energy for Ohio. Trent also serves as General Counsel for OEC’s affiliated 501 (c)(4) organization, the OEC Action Fund.

Trent holds a B.A. in English from The Ohio State University, and a Juris Doctorate from Capital University Law School with a Concentration in Environmental Law.