AVK Counsel

AVK Counsel is a law firm focused on climate action in the Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania. We aspire to facilitate reasonable and effective action on climate change in a collaborative and responsible fashion across all stakeholders in the Lehigh Valley.

Arundhati “Tinku” Khanwalkar

Tinku Khanwalkar is an environmental attorney with over 35 years of experience, primarily as in-house counsel at PPL (a Fortune 500 power company headquartered in the Lehigh Valley). Tinku serves as Chair of the Allentown Environmental Advisory Council, is an active member of the Energy and Environment Committee of the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce, the Allentown Water and Sewer Compliance Oversight Review Board and the Citizens’ Climate Lobby Lehigh Valley Chapter. Tinku is also active with Community Bike Works and is a Big Sister in the Big Brothers Big Sisters program. She has also been instrumental in bringing Wildlands Conservancy and Zoellner Arts Center together to provide STEAM programming to middle school students in Center City Allentown. 

Tinku is currently involved in a broad effort to establish a network of organizations, municipalities and institutions in the Lehigh Valley committed to climate action.

Tinku is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University and Columbia Law School.