Senior Director, National Environmental Policy Act
Jayni Hein serves as Senior Director for NEPA and Counsel at the White House Council on Environmental Quality. Before joining CEQ in February 2021, she served as Natural Resources Director at the Institute for Policy Integrity at NYU School of Law where she also serves an Adjunct Professor of Law. Hein has authored numerous academic articles, reports, and op-eds on environmental, natural resources, and climate change topics. From 2011 to 2014, she served as Executive Director of UC Berkeley School of Law’s Center for Law, Energy & the Environment. Previously, she served as an attorney at Latham & Watkins LLP in San Francisco, where her practice focused on environmental and regulatory law.