Genevieve J. Essig

Genevieve J. Essig

Of Counsel
Genevieve J. Essig

Regardless of the difficulty or complexity of the matter, Ms. Essig is dedicated to being client-focused and solving problems as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible.

Genevieve Essig serves as of counsel to Nijman Franzetti LLP. Ms. Essig represents clients across a wide range of industries on environmental matters and has provided counsel with respect to corporate transactions, commercial agreements, environmental compliance audit programs, regulatory enforcement issues, and CERCLA and cost recovery litigation. She has also practiced before the Illinois Pollution Control Board.

Ms. Essig was previously a member of Jenner & Block LLP’s Environmental and Workplace Health & Safety practice. At Jenner & Block, she served on the firm’s Associates Committee and on the Associate Board of the firm’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee. She was also co-editor of the firm’s Corporate Environmental Lawyer Blog. She has been recognized by Illinois Super Lawyers magazine as a “Rising Star.”

Genevieve J. Essig

University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 2009

Yale University, B.A., 2005 (summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa)

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Illinois Bar

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

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