Paula Dinerstein

Paula has been with PEER since 2006. She represents PEER in whistleblower, environmental and FOIA cases. She received her law degree from the George Washington University National Law Center. Prior to joining PEER, she clerked for a federal district court judge in Washington DC and then practiced with small public interest-oriented law firms. Her work included representation of States and advocacy groups in energy and environmental matters, including pesticides and organic food standards.

BLOG: Reforming Whistleblower Protection Laws 

by Paula Dinerstein | July 7, 2020
In light of the dangerous pattern of retaliation by the Trump Administration against those who report wrongdoing, it is more important than ever to preserve and reform federal whistleblower protections ...

BLOG: Dr. Bright’s COVID-19 Cronyism Case Is Tough to Crack

by Paula Dinerstein | May 13, 2020
The case of Dr. Rick Bright concerning corruption in federal vaccine development should be Exhibit A for serious reform of the federal whistleblower system by the next Congress ...

BLOG: Weak Industrial Accident Emissions Rule Final But Not Effective

by Paula Dinerstein | February 19, 2020
After more than 20 years of delay and a successful lawsuit by PEER and chemical safety advocacy groups, the Chemical Safety Board (CSB) dashed hopes that it would at long last issue a robust rule requiring the reporting of incidents involving the release of dangerous chemicals from oil ...