Jennifer Golinsky's environmental practice focuses on litigation, federal regulatory advocacy, and state and federal regulatory compliance. She works on matters related to single-party and multi-party contaminated-site cleanups under both state and federal law, with a compliance focus on remediation issues and a litigation focus on cost allocation issues and government contract claims under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA). Ms. Golinsky advises individual clients and industry coalitions on active participation in federal rulemaking proceedings, with a particular emphasis on Clean Air Act regulations. She also monitors and reports to clients on regulatory and litigation developments related to the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, the National Environmental Policy Act, and other federal environmental statutes.
Ms. Golinsky earned her J.D. from the Georgetown University Law Center in 2017, where she was a Managing Editor of the Georgetown Environmental Law Review. She earned her B.A. from Washington University in St. Louis in 2008. During law school, Ms. Golinsky interned in the Environmental Defense Section of the Department of Justice and was a student attorney in an environmental litigation clinic.
Before attending law school, Ms. Golinsky worked as a legislative aide in the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate, where she covered a portfolio that included environmental, energy, agriculture, and transportation issues.