Jessica L. Blome(Senior Associate) primarily practices in the areas of environmental, animal, open government, and land use law. She represents clients in citizen suit enforcement, climate change, and strategic impact litigation. Her practice includes litigating and advising under the Clean Water Act, Safe Drinking Water Act, RCRA, CERCLA, NEPA, CEQA, Administrative Procedure Act, Animal Welfare Act, Endangered Species Act, FOIA, California Public Records Act, and Brown Act.
Before Greenfire Law, Jessica worked as an Assistant Attorney General in the Missouri Attorney General’s Agriculture & Environment Division, Senior Staff Attorney for the Animal Legal Defense Fund, and Deputy Director of the San Francisco Ethics Commission. She earned her law degree from the University of Iowa and has a B.A. in Organizational Communication, with Minors in Journalism and Ethics, from the University of Northern Iowa. Jessica is passionate about public lands access, wilderness protection, and outdoor recreation. She spends her weekends in the wild spaces in and around the Bay Area.
Missouri Attorney General’s Office
Animal Legal Defense Fund
San Francisco Ethics Commission
J.D. University of Iowa College of Law (2007)
B.A. Organizational Communication & Ethics, University of Northern Iowa (2004)
State of California, State of Missouri, Missouri Supreme Court, U.S. District Court of the Eastern, Western Districts of Missouri, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit