Jillian C. Kirn

Jillian C. Kirn
Greenberg Traurig
Jillian C. Kirn focuses her practice on complex environmental and energy litigation, regulatory compliance counseling, and resolution of environmental liabilities identified in the course of transactions. She has wide-ranging experience representing clients in litigation in state and federal courts and routinely assists clients with risk management matters in the context of project redevelopments, renewable energy transactions, and the acquisition, sale, and financing of contaminated real estate. Jillian regularly counsels clients regarding environmental issues arising from innovative projects and the development and implementation of sustainability, ESG, and environmental, health, and safety management programs. Jillian draws upon her environmental experience to counsel clients in the retail industry on issues related to ESG frameworks, standards, ratings, and disclosures including litigation risks and financing opportunities and challenges.

Prior to joining the firm, Jillian handled air, waste, and toxics enforcement matters in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Regional Counsel in Seattle, Washington.

Recognized for her dedication and environmental work, Jillian is listed in Lawdragon 500’s Leading U.S. Environmental & Energy Lawyers Guide (2021), as a Euromoney’s “Rising Star – Americas” (2020), named by Best Lawyers in America as “One to Watch” in Environmental Law (2021), include as a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers magazine for Pennsylvania Super Lawyers (2017-2020), and listed as one of Law360’s “Rising Stars” in Environmental Law (2020), among other recognitions. Jillian is a contributor to the E2 Law Blog, the Doing Business in Africa Blog, and the Emerging Technology Views Blog. Jillian also serves as Vice Chair of the American Bar Association’s Superfund and Natural Resource Damages Litigation Committee and is Secretary of the John Bartram Association’s Bartram’s Garden.

Speaking in:

July 15
2:00 pm3:00 pm

CLE Eligible Session

The retail industry continues to be impacted by increasing consumer and regulatory interest in Environmental, Social, and Governance (“ESG”) frameworks, standards, and reporting practices. More than ever, consumers are asking questions about sourcing material, sustainability efforts, and… Read more