Jeannie Lee, Assistant General Counsel

Jeannie Lee is an Assistant General Counsel at the California Environmental Protection Agency. Prior to joining CalEPA, she was an Assistant Chief Counsel at the California Air Resources Board, the Chief Counsel at the Governor’s Office of Planning and Research, and a Deputy Attorney General at the California Attorney General’s Office. She also spent time at the federal government as a Senior Advisor on the National Environmental Policy Act at the White House Council on Environmental Quality Act. Before entering public service, Jeannie was an attorney at Remy Moose Manley, LLP, specializing in the California Environmental Quality Act, and worked as an environmental planner at two environmental consulting firms.

Jeannie received her law degree from Lewis and Clark Law School. From UC Berkeley, she earned undergraduate degrees in English and Conservation and Resource Studies, and a master’s degree in City and Regional Planning. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners.