Senior Campaign Advisor
Curt Johnson received his J.D. from University of Connecticut School of Law and was awarded a Masters in the Study of Law, Summa Cum Laude, focusing on environmental law from Vermont Law School. He was an attorney with the firm of Murtha, Cullina, Richter and Pinney for three-and-a-half years before joining then-Connecticut Fund for the Environment as an attorney in 1993.
As Program Director, Curt led the team to achieve environmental results in protecting our rivers, Long Island Sound, and our air and water by bringing together people, groups, and our elected leaders.
He co-founded the Environmental Law Clinic at the University of Connecticut School of Law, and served as the Connecticut Co-Chair of the Citizens Advisory Committee to Long Island Sound’s National Estuary Program and as President to the Hamden Land Conservation Trust.
Curt retired as President of Save the Sound at the end of September 2022, meet current President Leah Lopez Schmalz here.