Jerry Epstein

Senior Trial Attorney

Jerry Epstein focuses on enforcement litigation, including an action to ensure safe drinking water for residents of Newark, New Jersey, a lawsuit to remediate toxic pollution in a river in Maine, and a suit challenging a California chemical plant’s unlawful treatment of hazardous wastes. Following a clerkship with a federal district court judge in Washington, D.C., Epstein began his career as a trial attorney with the Civil Division of the U.S. Department of Justice. He then worked for more than 25 years in a national law firm where he served as co-chair of the complex commercial litigation practice group. Epstein holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a JD from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where he was a comment editor on the Law Review. Epstein is based in NRDC's Washington, D.C., office.

State Bar Admissions

Washington, D.C.

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
Supreme Court of the United States

Awards and Memberships

U.S. Department of Justice Award for Superior Performance of Duty
U.S. Department of Justice Award for Special Achievement

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