B.A., Yale University; J.D., Northeastern University; M.P.H., Tufts University
Ethan Eddy is a Trial Attorney in the Wildlife and Marine Resources Section of the U.S. Department of Justice. He represents the United States in litigation arising under the federal wildlife protection statutes, including the Endangered Species Act, the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, and the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act. Prior to joining the Department of Justice, Mr. Eddy was a Senior Attorney in the litigation department of the Humane Society of the United States, where he worked principally on litigation matters involving dog fighting and animal cruelty. He is on the board of directors of the Virginia Animal Fighting Task Force and is a member of the Animal Cruelty Advisory Council of the Association of Prosecuting Attorneys. He is also a previous Chair of the Animal Law Committee of the District of Columbia Bar.
Mr. Eddy’s written work has appeared in the Pace Environmental Law Review, the U.S. Attorneys' Bulletin, and the American Bar Association Animal Law Committee Journal, and his legal analysis of animal law criminal matters has appeared in dozens of media outlets, including the Washington Lawyer, Canadian Broadcasting Company Nightly National News, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Associated Press, Virginian Pilot, New York Daily News, and Pacifica Radio.