Janis Searles Jones is a lawyer and activist with broad experience in ocean conservation, public lands, fisheries, and other environmental issues. Currently Vice President for Legal Affairs for the Ocean Conservancy, she formerly acted as Senior Regional Counsel and Policy Advisor for the Pacific Regional Office of Oceana, covering marine issues from Alaska to California. Prior to Oceana, she worked as a staff attorney for the Alaska office of Earthjustice where her docket was dominated by marine issues.