Megan Jennings is an associate in Morrison & Foerster’s Environment and Energy Group. Her practice involves advising clients on a broad range of land use and environmental transactions and compliance issues. Ms. Jennings counsels project developers throughout the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) review and land use entitlement process. She has particular experience advising on complex permitting, development, and zoning compliance issues for corporate campuses, renewable energy projects, and other large-scale facilities.
In addition to land use matters, Ms. Jennings counsels clients on compliance with state and federal environmental regulations, in particular the Clean Water Act, Porter-Cologne Water Quality Control Act, endangered species laws, and emerging California regulations addressing climate change, and on environmental and land use aspects of real estate financing and acquisitions. Her practice has also focused on litigation of California and federal land use and environmental laws, including pro bono litigation on claims under the National Environmental Policy Act and Marine Mammal Protection Act.