Jessica  L. Rosenblatt pittsburgh

Jessica L. Rosenblatt

Associate

Overview

Jessica Rosenblatt helps clients solve challenges arising under federal and state environmental laws. She advises on compliance issues, navigates permitting processes, manages environmental risks in transactions, and helps resolve environmental disputes and enforcement actions. Jessica guides clients through the multitude of regulations governing air and water quality, waste management, chemical spills, land contamination and other environmental liabilities.

While in law school, Jessica interned at the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and the U.S. Department of Interior, as well as with Justice Christine Donohue at the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. She assisted in editing a textbook titled “International Farm Animal, Wildlife and Food Safety Law,” and served as Executive Content Editor of Joule: Duquesne Energy & Environmental Law Journal

Prior to joining Eckert Seamans, Jessica practiced civil litigation at another Pittsburgh law firm.

Professional Affiliations

  • Air & Waste Management Association
  • Allegheny County Bar Association Environmental and Energy Law Section, Vice Chair of Programming
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Duquesne Law Alumni Association

Community Involvement

  • Provides Pro Bono services for the Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund’s Name Change Project in Pittsburgh
  • Center for Reproductive Rights
  • Planned Parenthood of Western Pennsylvania

News and Insights

Publications

Speaking Engagements

  • New and Noteworthy Environmental Issues in 2023,” presented at the Eckert Seamans’ Joel Lennen Legal Primer, August 2023.
  • “EPA’s Alphabet Soup of Current and Future Enforcement Priorities: PFAS, HAPs, and SNCs, plus RMP/GDC to stop things from going boom!” presented as part of the Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA) Allegheny Mountain Section’s Environmental Update Workshop, May 2023.
  • “Contaminated Property: Liability, Transactions, and Remediation” and “Current Issues with Stormwater Runoff and PFAS,” presented as part of the National Business Institute’s Overcoming Real Estate Land Use and Environmental Challenges program, December 2022.
  • “Stormwater Permits in Pennsylvania: Industrial, Construction and Municipal Sources” co-presented  during the Pa Chamber of Business and Industry 2022 Annual Environmental Conference held in Lancaster PA, October 2022. 
  • “Stormwater Runoff Law and Disputes: The Complete Guide,” presenter, National Business Institute, December 2021.
  • “Top 11 Misunderstandings and Misconceptions About Environmental Issues To Be Aware Of,” presenter, Eckert Seamans Business Division Lunch & Learn, June 2021.

Interests

Jessica is a passionate advocate, both in her professional and personal life, and believes in the power of education, community and grassroots activism. In her free time, Jessica can be found at the local climbing gym, hiking with her dog Luna, talking endlessly about sustainable agriculture, and planning her next backpacking adventure.