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.

PEERMail: We Need a Radical Departure on Pesticides

by Susan Sargent | December 15, 2020
The federal law that provides for  regulation of pesticides has proven utterly inadequate and we need a radical depature from current policy ...

Statement: In Praise of COVID Whistleblower Rebekah Jones

by Tim Whitehouse | December 8, 2020
In Praise of COVID Whistleblower Rebekah Jones  Yesterday, the home of COVID whistleblower Rebekah Jones was raided by Florida Department of Law Enforcement agents who pointed guns at her family and children and confiscated her computer and other electronic equipment, including ...

Will Biden Pick Whistleblowers?

by Jeff Ruch | November 25, 2020
The need to employ public sector reformers has not been more acute nor has the community of reformers/whistleblowers been so large ...

BLOG: Don’t Mention COVID-19 at NOAA

by Kyla Bennett | July 22, 2020
NOAA has informed its employees to avoid mentions of COVID-19 in publicly available documents as the hyper-political White House attempts to win reelection ...

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 ...