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Jennifer Lynn Hernandez

Jennifer Lynn Hernandez, American lawyer. Bar: California, District of Columbia. Named one of The 50 Most Influential Minority Lawyers in America, National Law Journal, 2008, Top 100 Lawyers in California, Daily Journal, 2008; named to Northern California Super Lawyers, 2004-2009, LawDragon 500, Elite Women, Hispanic Business Magazine, 2008.


  • Hernandez, Jennifer Lynn was born on October 30, 1959 in San Francisco, California, United States.

  • Education

    • Bachelor with honors, Harvard University, 1981. Juris Doctor, Stanford University, 1984.


    • Former partner Beveridge & Diamond, PC, San Francisco. Partner, co-chair national environmental team Holland & Knight LLP, since 2005. Board trustees Presidio Trust, Presidio National Park, San Francisco, since 1999.

      Member California executive committee National Brownfields Association. Co-founder, first board chair, general counsel Landbank, Inc. Visiting lecturer environmental and land use law Stanford Law School, University California, California Environmental Law Institute.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: California, District of Columbia.


    • Author: A Practical Guide to the California Environmental Quality Act (American Planning Association Award), New Paradigm that Intersects Environmental and Inner-City Economic and Health Goals (Big Brain Award), A Practical Guide to Environmental Law for California Hospital and Healthcare Facilities. Contributor articles to law journals.


    Board member Center Creative Land Recycling, California League Conservation Voters, Environmental Protection Agency Environmental Finance Advisory Board, Natural Heritage Institute. Member of Urban Land Institute, California State Bar Association.
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    Born October 30, 1959
    (age 58)