Full Name
Jayni Hein
Job Title
Of Counsel & Co-Chair, Carbon Management & Climate Mitigation
Covington & Burling
Speaker Bio
Jayni Hein serves as Of Counsel and Co-Chair of Covington & Burling’s Carbon Management and Climate Mitigation industry group. She joined Covington after serving as Senior Director for Clean Energy, Infrastructure & the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) at the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) during the Biden Administration. She advises companies and investors on climate disclosure requirements under California and federal frameworks, as well as ESG compliance and strategy in light of increased scrutiny of corporate climate and net-zero commitments. She has extensive experience advising clients on climate and environmental laws and regulations, including the Clean Air Act, NEPA, and Endangered Species Act. She also helps clients identify and secure new funding opportunities and successfully advance clean energy and other infrastructure projects through the permitting process, including solar, onshore and offshore wind, domestic manufacturing, and carbon removal and carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) projects.
Jayni Hein