September 30, 2022

Volume XII, Number 273

Jennifer J. Leech

Jenny’s leadership and problem-solving skills help provide clients with solutions for a diverse mix of complex regulatory matters and environmental litigation.

Jenny brings a diversity of experience to Beveridge & Diamond, where her practice centers on regulatory compliance counseling and environmental litigation.  Her experience includes defending product liability suits as well as handling matters arising under a variety of environmental laws including Clean Air, Clean Water, Resource Conservation and Recovery Acts as well as CERCLA (Superfund). 

Prior to joining B&D, Jenny worked as an environmental consultant with a focus on sustainability as applied to heavy industry. She led initiatives that included green products, green chemistry, and the responsible use and reuse of resources.   

Jenny’s background also includes significant military service.  Jenny served as a pilot and officer in the U.S. Army, with a tour of duty in the first Persian Gulf War (1991) in Iraq and Saudi Arabia, and with the 101st Airborne Division, flying UH-1 Huey and CH-47 Chinook helicopters.

Jenny joined B&D following her graduation from Vermont Law School where she gained experience at the Federal Court level and internationally.  Jenny clerked for Judge Peter W. Hall in the Second Circuit Court of Appeals.  Her international experience includes serving as a delegate to the Marrakech, Morocco 22nd Conference of the Parties (COP22) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. 

Currently, Jenny is an active member on B&D’s pro bono committee with special emphasis on immigration issues.  She represents B&D on the Legal Advisory Committee for the Capital Area Immigrants’ Rights Coalition (CAIR).  She also serves as Deputy for the Aquaculture and Fisheries Practice Group and Deputy for Beveridge and Diamond University.

Jenny is a classically trained musician, a recreational half-marathon runner, and enjoys skiing, hiking, and kayaking.

Articles in the National Law Review database by Jennifer J. Leech