Hilary Jacobs maintains a general environmental litigation and regulatory practice, working with clients nationwide across industrial sectors. Hilary joined the Firm following her graduation from the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law (UM Carey Law).
While at UM Carey Law, Hilary served as a law clerk in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance, Water Enforcement Division, and served as Articles Editor for the Maryland Law Review . She also worked in the University of Maryland’s Environmental Law Clinic to assist a Baltimore community prevent an environmentally harmful development in their neighborhood, and received the Community Scholar Prize for her significant contributions to this work. As a part of her work at the Clinic, Hilary also co-authored a report documenting environmental justice issues in the state of Maryland. She was also selected to present a paper on creative climate change litigation strategies for small island nations at the 11 th Annual Colloquium of the International Union for Conservation of Nature’s Academy of Environmental Law.
While earning her undergraduate degree in Environmental Studies, Hilary was selected as student representative for the Washington University Delegation to the 17th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. She also served as a student consultant at Washington University’s Environmental Law Clinic.