Teresa Jacobs

Secretary & Perkins Coie

Teresa Jacobs (Secretary) focuses her practice on environmental litigation, including representation of clients in multiparty cost recovery and allocation actions under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA) and Oregon’s superfund law; Clean Water Act actions; and defense of environmental permits before administrative agencies and appellate courts. Teresa also advises clients regarding environmental permit requirements for land development projects, including permits and entitlements required under the Coastal Zone Management Act, Clean Water Act, Clean Air Act and state environmental permitting regulations. Prior to practicing law, Teresa received her master’s degree in public health and served as a state regulator.