Jennifer M. Hayes

Jen Hayes assists clients on environmental and climate issues in the context of business transactions and compliance counseling. She frequently advises clients on environmental liability issues in the context of corporate and real estate transactions, including tailoring due diligence investigations to deal-specific concerns, counseling clients on risk mitigation and allocation strategies, negotiating targeted indemnification provisions and environmental insurance policies designed to address material liability concerns, and pursuing resolution of identified liabilities post-closing. Jen has provided counsel on a number of successfully closed transactions, including recently for clients such as High Road Capital Partners, Morgenthaler Company, Resilience Capital Partners, and The Riverside Company.

Jen works on Clean Air Act enforcement and compliance issues for clients including Oklahoma Gas & Electric Company. She also works with clients to develop environmental management systems that add value to company operations. Her experience includes Freedom of Information Act litigation and Superfund litigation. [1]