James Angell


Jim Angell is a board member of the Paul M. Angell Family Foundation and Director of its environmental program where he focuses primarily on supporting efforts to protect and conserve the world’s ocean habitats, coral reefs, and apex predators whose survival is imperiled by overfishing, habitat loss, and global climate change. He spent nearly two decades as an attorney for Earthjustice where he litigated and directed numerous cases to protect the landscapes and endangered species of the American West, and to preserve the clean air and water upon which the region’s residents depend.

Jim also serves on the boards of the Colorado Agency for Jewish Education and the Taub Center for Social Policy Studies in Israel. He has two sons, of whom he is inordinately proud. Jim has a B.A. from Columbia College, a M.A. from the University of California at Los Angeles, and a J.D. from the University of California at Berkeley.