An award-winning legal researcher, attorney, and Fulbright Scholar, Myanna Dellinger, M.Sc., J.D., PhD candidate (Political Science, 2022), graduated at the top of her law school class, Order of the Coif in 2008. She then worked for state- and federal-level judges at the trial and appellate levels including the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Myanna was a tenured law professor teaching business law and public international law for a decade. She is currently the Law and Policy Director for the EinStrong Foundation in Pasadena, California. She assists the Foundation in identifying viable solutions to climate change and educational issues around the world. She also serves as a temporary judge for the Counties of Riverside and Los Angeles, presiding over both civil and criminal cases on an ad hoc basis.
Myanna has published more than 500,000 words on climate change risks to people, corporations, governments, and ecosystems. She has been ranked at the top 10% of all authors by download on SSRN for four years consecutively. She won the “Best Legal Article of the Year” award in 2019 for an article analyzing electric utility liability for wildfires in California. More than 100 judges, attorneys, and scientists have cited to Myanna’s publications. Originally from Denmark, Professor Dellinger has lived and worked in four countries on three continents. She speaks three languages fluently. She lives in Northeast Los Angeles and is an avid outdoor enthusiast.
Myanna rendered pro bono legal advice to residents of the Standing Rock Native American Tribe and women in gender-based discrimination cases.
Originally from Denmark, Professor Dellinger has lived and worked in four countries on three continents. She speaks three languages fluently. She and her husband live in Northeast Los Angeles and are avid outdoor enthusiasts.
See her at professordellinger.com.