Marylin Jenkins’ practice currently focuses on environmental litigation, hazardous waste site remediation, administrative enforcement and regulatory issues, and natural resource damage claims. Marylin has developed particular expertise in the energy sector, although she has handled hundreds of litigation matters involving antitrust, IP, employment, real estate, finance, and general commercial issues over the course of her career. She has tried over 40 cases and handled appeals in both state and federal courts, as well as regulatory matters before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and state public utilities commissions.
In addition to her environmental litigation work, Marylin has significant experience in representing petroleum refiners and marketers in Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and state PUC litigation concerning quality banks, proration, and tariffs; in maritime litigation and arbitration concerning environmental issues, charter parties and safety matters; in litigation involving antitrust, employment, insurance, and general commercial matters; and in transactional matters, including project finance, transportation, rights of way, and general commercial contracts.
Prior to joining Edgcomb Law Group, Marylin was general counsel to the operating subsidiaries of two Fortune 200 companies in the gasoline refining, retailing, and equipment industry, and was a partner in two international law firms.
Representing refiners and retailers as first chair trial counsel in Superfund environmental litigation, as well as in underground storage tank and other contamination matters, including Prop 65 and MTBE lawsuits.
Representing refiners and environmental engineering, construction and remediation companies in negotiations with U.S., Canadian, and state and provincial environmental agencies in connection with environmentally impacted sites, including settlements, scopes of work, and consent decrees.
Representing clients involving the valuation of commercial and industrial properties affected by environmental issues and the buyout of environmental insurance policies in an M & A context. Representing clients in coverage issues involved in commercial pollution, clean up cost cap, contractors’ operations, contractors’ pollution, and pollution legal liability policies.
Representing shippers and charterers in maritime arbitrations concerning environmental and hazardous materials transportation issues, and shippers in regulatory proceedings involving product and crude oil pipeline issues.
- Loyola Law School (Los Angeles), J.D., 1979
- Georgetown University, M.A. , 2004
- Wellesley College, B.A., 1972
- Colorado School of Mines, Certificate in Refinery Processes and Economics, 1994.
Admissions & Memberships
State Bar Admissions
Federal Court Admissions
- Second and Ninth Circuit Courts of Appeal
- United States District Courts in California, the District of Columbia, New York and Maryland
- United States Court of Claims
- AV-rated, Martindale Hubbell
- National awards for litigation management
- General Counsel to Executive Director of Webster Commission on Los Angeles Riots