About Karen

Karen Moynahan is Chief Deputy City Attorney for the City of Portland for Utilities and the Environment. She has been litigating environmental issues for more than 30 years, previously for the states of Oregon and New Jersey. Karen became interested in environmental issues during the third grade on the very first Earth Day when she and her friend cleaned up the local stream as part of a pollution project. Karen and her husband live in Dallas, Oregon where they enjoy biking and walking their two dogs, Jingles and Taylor.