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Nora Lovell Marchant - Main Stage Speaker

Nora Lovell Marchant

Vice President of Global Sustainability for American Express Global Business Travel

Vice President of Global Sustainability for American Express Global Business Travel, providing subject matter expertise and spearheading sustainability strategy with respect to internal targets and external products and services.

Previously, Nora was a litigator at Schulte, Roth & Zabel, with a specialty in environmental law. Headline cases included representing the country of Mexico in a lawsuit against British Petroleum in connection with the natural resource damages and economic devastation resulting from the April 2010 Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

Nora served as a law clerk for the Natural Resources Defense Council within the Climate Program, writing NRDC’s comment in response to the EPA’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking regarding Regulating Greenhouse Gas Emissions Under the Clean Air Act.

Nora also served as a law clerk for the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Southern District of California, Criminal Division, Major Frauds Section, Environmental Crimes Unit, prosecuting a high-profile asbestos case against a major utility company before a jury.

Nora has a B.S. (Environmental Science) from Cornell University and a J.D. from The George Washington University Law School.