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Northwestern University, B.A.

University of Maryland School of Law, J.D.

Jenny concentrates her practice in environmental and energy law. She represents companies as well as municipalities, providing advice and advocacy on regulatory compliance, environmental due diligence, renewable energy development, land use and zoning. Jenny has provided legal advice on matters involving the development, approval and defense of large scale wind and solar projects; the resolution of local code and zoning issues for Article 10 energy projects; the analysis of environmental property assessments for transactional clients and collaborations with municipalities to update local codes to reflect changing laws and technologies.

Prior to joining Hodgson Russ, Jenny represented clients across New York State in environmental matters such as negotiation of consent orders with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation; compliance analysis and advice and Clean Water Act litigation. Jenny also has experience with corporate and commercial litigation.

While in law school, Jenny worked for a municipal law department in its land use and zoning practice group, helped draft materials related to federal suspension and debarment and traveled to Spain to present research on hydroelectric dam development.


  • NYS Bar Association certificate with Honorific Designation of Empire State Counsel, 2018
  • University of Maryland School of Law Litigation and Advocacy Award, 2016
  • University of Maryland Leadership Scholar, 2013-2016
  • Fedder Environmental Fellow, 2014-2015
  • IUCN Academy of Environmental Law Colloquium Presenter, 2014

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Professional Associations

  • Bar Association of Erie County
  • New York State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association

Community & Pro Bono

  • Secretary, Nardin Alumni Buffalo Chapter
  • Member, Northwestern Alumni Admissions Council
  • Member, Board of Directors: Rising Champions for Justice