Jenner & Block

Climate and Clean Technology Law

Using our extensive experience and our creative, integrated approach, our attorneys assist clients with the significant challenges and vast opportunities resulting from the science and politics of climate change. Our attorneys help clean technology companies, energy producers and distributors, and industries affected by climate change risks and liabilities. We understand the current laws in different substantive areas, and anticipate and respond to new or pending legislation and regulations. We stay abreast of the complex and constantly evolving issues and remain directly involved in the ongoing transformation of the law.

Our attorneys have represented clients at the forefront of alternative energy technology for many years. We represent clients as they develop strategies to address current and pending regulations related to greenhouse gas emissions, both in the U.S. and internationally.  The firm is well connected in the capital markets and is active in the significant upswing in venture capital activity nationally.  We defend clients in cutting-edge, toxic tort litigation relating to climate change issues.  Our attorneys are well positioned to assist clients in developing and implementing legislative strategies to achieve their policy goals.

Our group brings together highly skilled attorneys from a wide cross-section of Jenner & Block’s other nationally recognized practice areas including Environmental and Workplace Health and Safety, Real Estate, Corporate, Intellectual Property, Private Equity/Investment Management, Complex Commercial Litigation, Bankruptcy, Workout and Corporate Reorganization and Tax.

We know the issues and represent our clients aggressively in transactions with unique financing and siting issues and in litigation.  Ensuring that we bring the right resources to bear, we take an integrated approach to representing our clients.

Leaders in the industry and media recognize us for our expertise in analyzing the complex legal issues involved in climate change and emerging energy technologies. Our practice highlights the most important legislative, regulatory, and legal developments in our monthly Climate Change Update.  Our Corporate Environmental Lawyer Blog is recognized as a Top 50 Blog by LexisNexis. This blog is continuously updated with breaking climate change and environmental news of interest to business, academia, government, and the public.