Catherine Palin

Senior Attorney & Director of Environmental Policy

Catherine has been with Auto Innovators since its inception in 2020 and was previously with the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, starting in 2017. Catherine provides legal advice on regulatory and litigation matters for all environmental & energy issues at Auto Innovators, and also manages the association’s policy on chemicals and substances of concern. She joined the Auto Alliance from Kelley Drye, where she handled environment & energy regulatory and enforcement issues for a variety of trade associations and industries, including heavy-duty and nonroad engines. Catherine received her J.D. and B.A. from the College of William & Mary, and her LL.M. in Energy and Natural Resources Law from Queen Mary, University of London after a fellowship year in the Mobile Sources division of EPA’s Air Enforcement Office. She is a member of the Maryland and District of Columbia Bars.