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Jennie Morawetz

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Jennie Morawetz counsels clients in all areas of environmental law across a range of industries, from chemical manufacturing, oil and gas, and conventional and renewable power generation to consumer products and service-oriented businesses. Her work focuses on representing private equity and public company clients in the context of corporate transactions, including coordinating environmental due diligence efforts, developing transaction-specific solutions for managing environmental liability risk, and negotiating the environmental provisions in various transaction documents, as well as advising on environmental permit transfers, notifications, consents, investigations, and cleanups.

Jennie also assists clients with developing and implementing environmental, social, and governance (ESG) policies, including overseeing ESG due diligence efforts; identifying and evaluating pending and proposed environmental regulatory changes that could impact clients’ business decisions; resolving environmental non-compliance matters; assessing and addressing potential liability under CERCLA and other environmental laws; preventing, preparing for, and responding to environmental crises; and analyzing and negotiating environmental insurance coverage.


Duke University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2013; The Graduate School of Duke University, M.E.M. (Master of Environmental Management), 2013; Stanford University, B.S., Earth Systems; Japanese Language Minor, 2007