Tony Moller is an ESG advisor in Kirkland's Bay Area office and a member of the Firm’s ESG & Impact Practice Group. As a non-attorney, subject-matter specialist, Tony leverages his background in strategic communication and analysis to assist clients with market benchmarking, voluntary reporting, program implementation and regulatory tracking related to the evolving landscape of environmental, social and governance considerations.

Tony is active in Firm thought leadership related to issues such as sustainability disclosure standards, emerging climate regulation, voluntary carbon markets and biodiversity. Prior to joining Kirkland, Tony conducted clean energy market analysis and regulatory benchmarking at an alternative asset management firm.


Co-author, “California Legislature Regulates Voluntary Carbon Market and Climate-Related Claims,” Kirkland Alert, October 5, 2023

Co-author, “Taskforce on Nature-Related Financial Disclosures Publishes Final Framework for Reporting on Nature-Related Issues,” Kirkland Alert, September 27, 2023

Co-author, “California Legislature Passes Landmark Climate Disclosure Bills,” Kirkland Alert, September 21, 2023

Co-author, "ISSB Releases Final Global Sustainability Disclosure Standards," Kirkland Alert, June 29, 2023

Co-author, "California Climate Disclosure Bills Would Have Far-Reaching Implications for Companies Doing Business in the State," Kirkland Alert, April 14, 2023

Co-author, "Voluntary Carbon Market Standard-Setter Issues 'Core Carbon Principles'," Kirkland Alert, April 6, 2023

Co-author, "U.N. Biodiversity Conference Signals Growing Emphasis on Private Sector Action on Nature Conservation and Restoration in 2023," Kirkland Alert, January 19, 2023

Co-author, "COP27 Highlights Climate Opportunities and Risks for the Private Sector," Kirkland Alert, December 7, 2022

Co-author, "Release of Draft Carbon Credit Principles Underscores Importance of Integrity to Voluntary Carbon Market Ambitions," Kirkland Alert, August 8, 2022

Co-author, "New Framework Announced for Assessing and Reporting Nature-Related Financial Risks," Kirkland Energy & Infrastructure Blog, May 11, 2022

Co-author, "ISSB’s Proposed Framework Seeks to Unify Global Sustainability Disclosure Standards," Kirkland Alert, May 11, 2022

Co-author, “Directors and Executives Position Themselves to Lead on Climate,” Kirkland Energy & Infrastructure Blog, March 16, 2022

Co-author, “Increasing Focus on Biodiversity-Related Financial Risk Presents New Challenges and Opportunities in Energy and Infrastructure,” Pratt’s Energy Law Report Vol. 22–2, February 1, 2022

Co-author, “COP26 and the Role of Private Capital,” Kirkland Alert, November 23, 2021

Co-author, “TCFD Issues New Guidance as Its Climate Reporting Framework Continues to Gain Traction,” Kirkland Alert, November 10, 2021


  • Stanford University, M.S., Earth Systems, 2020
    Stanford Earth Outstanding Research Award
  • Stanford University, B.S., Earth Systems, with Honors, 2019
    Stanford Award of Excellence