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Jennifer M Guenther

General Counsel/Director
Environmental Sciences
FirstCarbon Solutions (FCS)
Kenya

Biography

 As FCS' General Counsel, Jennifer ensures that the company maintains the highest level of quality and standards while assisting clients in developing sustainable business practices that allow organizations to grow and operate, improve environmental compliance, and boost their bottom line. Prior to FCS, Jennifer spent 14 years as a land use and environmental attorney and a partner/shareholder in the law firm of Gresham Savage Nolan & Tilden. She represented clients in the entitlement and development process for commercial, industrial, residential, transportation and government-related real estate projects. As a result, Jennifer is experienced in all aspects of commercial and residential real estate development, including land use applications, zone changes, General and Specific Plan requirements, and environmental compliance and review. She has represented international and Fortune 500 commercial clients, community college districts, special districts, counties and cities, and residential and industrial developers, as well as clients in the mining, railroad, and transportation industries. Jennifer has extensive litigation experience defending clients in actions related to CEQA, NEPA, real property and environmental matters. She has also represented clients on compliance matters in administrative hearings and negotiations with the Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. Jennifer is currently serving on the Board of Directors for the National Association of Women Lawyers. She is a Professor at the University of California, Riverside, teaching Environmental Law and Policy, a required course for the Environmental Science major.

Research Interest

 Real estate development, Environmental Sciences

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