Deepa Isac currently serves as Chief of Staff. As an attorney with Greenpeace since 2004, Deepa has advised on a variety of legal matters and managed criminal law cases when Greenpeace activists and environmental supporters engaged in peaceful civil disobedience to promote policy change that protects the planet.
Isac also serves as the legal liaison on numerous environmental lawsuits involving the Endangered Species Act and the National Environmental Policy Act, in addition to managing administrative law cases and intellectual property issues for Greenpeace.
Prior to her tenure with Greenpeace, Isac served as an Assistant Public Defender in Rochester, New York, where she defended the interests of the indigent. As an Assistant Attorney General for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, she handled civil litigation for violations of consumer protection and antitrust laws. Cases included litigation on telecommunication and insurance fraud.
Isac earned a Bachelor of Arts from Cornell University in 1997 and a Juris Doctor degree in 2001 from Emory University.