Genevieve Jenkins is an associate in the San Francisco office of Latham & Watkins. Her practice is primarily focused on Environmental Litigation and White Collar Defense and Investigations.
Ms. Jenkins has worked on a number of environmental matters, in California and elsewhere, involving the federal Clean Air Act, the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (Superfund), the California Environmental Quality Act, and the National Environmental Policy Act. She has done significant research on climate change issues, such as clean technologies and transportation. Ms. Jenkins spent March 2013 in Indonesia on a US State-Department-sponsored Climate Change Professional Fellowship.
In her white collar practice, Ms. Jenkins acted as the second-chair in an insurance fraud case in California state court, and has been involved in a number of federal government investigations and company compliance efforts. Ms. Jenkins’ pro bono experience spans many areas of the law, and includes tenants’ rights matters, a § 1983 action, Election Protection efforts and an asylum case.
Ms. Jenkins graduated from William & Mary Law School as the 2009 Draper’s Scholar, and went on to obtain an LL.M. in Public International Law from Queen Mary College, University of London. During law school, Ms. Jenkins received a Public Service Fellowship for her work at the Brisbane, Australia-based Environmental Law Roundtable of Australia & New Zealand. Ms. Jenkins was also a member of the William & Mary Law Review and the Moot Court team, and President of Students for the Innocence Project.