Jacob Hollinger handles environmental and energy-related compliance and litigation matters for energy, manufacturing and financial sector clients. He is a former high-ranking Clean Air Act attorney for the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), has handled dozens of government investigations and enforcement actions and has extensive experience in all aspects of civil litigation.

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  • Served as lead attorney for the seventeen governmental plaintiffs in New York, et al. v. Bodman, et al., No. 05cv7807 (S.D.N.Y.), a successful regulatory deadline suit against the US Department of Energy
  • Represented the State of New York in three successful challenges to EPA rulemakings, including a multi-plaintiff matter in which New York was the only plaintiff to prevail on any of its claims

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  • Legal 500 US 2017
  • While at EPA, received a Hurricane Sandy Response & Recovery Award for “outstanding and exceptional response and recovery efforts in the face of one of the most devastating storms in Region 2’s history”

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  • Energy Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • New York City Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Council


New York University School of Law, JD, 1997
New York University Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, MA, 1997
Swarthmore College, BA, with high honors, 1991

District of Columbia
New York

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