Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.’s career of public service began in 1985 as an attorney for the environmental nonprofit RiverKeeper. He eventually became one of the most influential environmentalists in the United States, receiving TIME Magazine’s “Hero of the Planet” and the Sartisky Peace Award.
He has spent nearly 40 years fighting corrupt corporations and government agencies. He co-founded the nonprofit environmental group Waterkeeper Alliance in 1999 and served as president for more than 20 years. He was a senior attorney for the Natural Resources Defense Council for more than 25 years.
He was an adjunct professor of environmental law at Pace University School of Law in 1986. In 1987, he founded Pace’s Environmental Litigation Clinic, where he held the post of supervising attorney and co-director until 2017.