Jennifer Smokelin, Esquire

Adjunct Professor of Law


From Reed Smith LLP

Jennifer is a bright, energetic thought-leader on environmental and emerging energy issues, greenhouse gas legislation, and related environmental issues in the RGGI states, California, and the European Union.

Jennifer represents clients in a broad range of environmental and energy issues, including environmental civil enforcement and litigation matters, as well as regulatory and transactional issues for energy and manufacturing companies. Her practice focuses on all aspects of regulatory and litigation counseling in the fields of environmental, natural resource, and energy law, with a particular emphasis on emerging air issues. She draws upon her experience in business and engineering to incorporate regulatory compliance into sound business strategies.

Whether in Pennsylvania or lecturing across the country, she dedicates herself to her clients, her profession, and her community, helping clients understand the potential impact, strengths and weaknesses, and business opportunities of emerging energy, environmental and greenhouse gas issues. She has shared speaking engagements with the White House special assistant to the president for energy and climate change.

Additionally, Jennifer is very proud to be chair of the Pittsburgh Women's Initiative Network of Reed Smith, where she works to promote a support network among women in the firm’s award-winning women’s program, and to further women’s career advancement and professional development.

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