Monica Whalen


Monica Whalen


Staff Attorney

  • Started working at SCELP in August of 2023
  • Received her J.D. from Northeastern University School of Law, where she concentrated in environmental and energy law.
  • During law school, she clerked at the South Carolina Environmental Law Project, the National Environmental Law Center, and the Public Health Advocacy Institute.
  • While pursuing her J.D., Monica was a managing editor of the Northeastern University Law Review and a co-chair of the Northeastern Environmental Law Society.
  • Prior to law school, Monica interned at the EPA’s Office of Air and Radiation.
  • She graduated from North Carolina State University with a B.A. in English with a concentration in language, writing, and rhetoric.
  • Thriving on spending time outdoors, traveling to new places, and working towards her goals, she finds joy in these pursuits.
  • She is grateful to her family, friends, and mentors for their guidance and support.


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