JENNIFER BARKS
Senior Associate
(713) 355-5007 (713) 355-5007
JENNIFER BARKS Senior Associate
Jennifer Barks focuses her practice on environmental, energy, and commercial litigation.  Jennifer performs varied civil pre-trial tasks, including document review and collection of evidence during site visits, prepares discovery requests and responses, and participates in pre- and post-trial motion practice.  She assists in defense of companies that are the subject of criminal investigations spearheaded by the U.S. EPA and Department of Justice; pertinent responsibilities include employee interviews, subpoena responses, management of large-scale document reviews, and development of defense strategy.  She prepares responses to state and federal environmental agency information and document requests under RCRA, the Clean Air Act, and equivalent state statutes.  Jennifer manages remediation of contaminated sites, drafts and negotiates contracts with landowners for access and installation of monitoring wells, and coordinates field work with environmental consultants.
 
Recommended in US Legal 500 for her work in the Environment Litigation area, 2020.
 

About

Jennifer Barks focuses her practice on environmental, energy, and commercial litigation.  Jennifer performs varied civil pre-trial tasks, including document review and collection of evidence during site visits, prepares discovery requests and responses, and participates in pre- and post-trial motion practice.  She assists in defense of companies that are the subject of criminal investigations spearheaded by the U.S. EPA and Department of Justice; pertinent responsibilities include employee interviews, subpoena responses, management of large-scale document reviews, and development of defense strategy.  She prepares responses to state and federal environmental agency information and document requests under RCRA, the Clean Air Act, and equivalent state statutes.  Jennifer manages remediation of contaminated sites, drafts and negotiates contracts with landowners for access and installation of monitoring wells, and coordinates field work with environmental consultants.
 

Honors

Recommended in US Legal 500 for her work in the Environment Litigation area, 2020.
 
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