Jessica Bernardini Joins Tonkon Torp Environmental & Natural Resources Group

PORTLAND, Ore. (February 6, 2023) Tonkon Torp LLP welcomes attorney Jessica Bernardini to its Environmental & Natural Resources Practice Group. Bernardini joins Tonkon Torp from McDowell Rackner Gibson. She also previously worked as an engineering consultant to private and public entities. Bernardini’s practice focuses on providing clients with regulatory advice and representation in matters of energy and environmental law.

“Tonkon Torp has an excellent reputation in the legal community for creating an environment where their attorneys can thrive,” said Bernardini. “Everyone I have spoken with is genuinely interested and intellectually curious in their practice areas. This is a dynamic time for environmental projects, and I’m excited to work with such high caliber attorneys while growing my practice at Tonkon Torp.”

“We are thrilled to welcome Jessica, with her unique background, to our team,” shared Jeanette Schuster, Chair of Tonkon Torp’s Environmental & Natural Resources Practice Group. “Her legal expertise and engineering consulting experience will bring valuable insight to her counsel for clients on what can be very complex regulatory issues.”

Bernardini graduated cum laude from Lewis & Clark Law School in 2021 with certificates in Environmental and Natural Resources Law and Energy, Innovation, and Sustainability Law. She has a B.S.C.E. from Rutgers University in New Jersey and holds an M.S. in Geoenvironmental Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley. Bernardini is a licensed Professional Engineer in California and Oregon.

About Tonkon Torp

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