Tawny Bridgeford

Tawny Bridgeford is the General Counsel & Senior, Vice President at the National Mining Association.  She has represented the mining industry since 2004 on legal, regulatory and policy issues related to air, waste, and chemicals.  She practices environmental, administrative, and corporate law, as well as manages NMA’s lobbying and ethics compliance.  Prior to joining NMA, Ms. Bridgeford was a law clerk at the EPA’s Office of General Counsel. She currently serves as the Vice Chairman of the North American Metals Council.


She is a 2004 graduate of the American University’s Washington College of Law.  She obtained her Bachelor of Sciences at Cornell University in 1999, where she majored in Natural Resources.