Alison Borochoff-Porte received her J.D. from Columbia Law School and her B.A. from Barnard College. Borochoff-Porte works on Niskanen’s natural gas pipeline litigation docket.
Prior to joining Niskanen, Borochoff-Porte clerked for the Honorable Margo K. Brodie of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York. Borochoff-Porte previously spent time as a Fulbright Fellow in China, a China Oldham Fellow at Columbia Law School, a David W. Leebron Human Rights Fellow in Thailand at EarthRights International, and a Bertha Fellow in Washington, D.C. at EarthRights International. Prior to her clerkship, Borochoff-Porte litigated complex climate change, pipeline, mining, and human rights cases involving corporate actors, including ExxonMobil, Suncor Energy, Newmont Mining, and Royal Dutch Shell. She has worked with communities whose property has been affected by megaprojects in the United States, Myanmar, Papua New Guinea, and China.