Jillian C. Bunyan

Philadelphia,  PA  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Environmental
  • Energy & Natural Resources
  • Global Energy & Infrastructure
Contact InfoTelephone: 215.988.7880
Fax: 215.988.7801
University Haverford College, B.A., English, 2008
Law SchoolColumbia Law School, J.D., 2011 Senior Editor, American Review of International Arbitration, Executive Editor, Ecology Law Quarterly
AdmittedPennsylvania; U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin; California

Professional & Community Involvement

•Member, American Bar Association, International Environmental Law Committee
•Member, Delaware Valley Environmental American Inn of Court


Jillian C. Bunyan focuses on environmental and energy matters. She represents clients in litigation, particularly in contaminated sediment and oil and gas disputes. Jillian works on behalf of developers and corporations in connection with the acquisition, transfer, financing and sale of contaminated real estate, including complex project redevelopments, environmental liability transfers and the mitigation of environmental risk. She assists clients, domestically and internationally, with renewable energy transactions and policy. Prior to joining the firm, Jillian handled air, waste, and toxics enforcement matters in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Regional Counsel in Seattle, Washington.


•Legal Intern, Division of Enforcement, New York Stock Exchange, 1999-2000
•Legal Intern, South Brooklyn Legal Services, 1999

Articles, Publications, & Lectures

•Speaker, Understanding Riparian and Water Rights, Determining Land Ownership and Access Rights, HalfMoon Seminars, Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, January 2015
•Co-Author, Valuation of Distributed Solar: A Qualitative View, The Electricity Journal, Volume 27, Issue 10, December 2014
•Author, Cross-Border Renewable Energy Projects: Sustainable Development and Investor Protection, American Bar Association Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources, Climate Change, Sustainable Development, and Ecosystems Committee Newsletter, Vol. 17, No. 2; International Environmental and Resources Law Committee Newsletter, Vol. 16, No. 3, August 29, 2014
•Co-Author, Incentives and Legal Risks for Green Building in Pennsylvania, 37 Pennsylvania Law Weekly 754, August 12, 2014 (Subscription)
•Speaker, Valuation and Pricing of Distributed Solar Photovoltaics, Grid Talk: 2014 Advocacy and Engagement Forum On Distributed Generation, Edison Electric Institute, Washington D.C., March 2014
•Mentioned, Greenberg Among Firms on Consol Deal: Business of Law, Bloomberg, October 29, 2013
•Author, Regulating Fracking: Local Zoning, States' Interests and New Cases, 36 Pennsylvania Law Weekly 488, May 21, 2013
•Speaker, Ordenacion de la Costa, Seminario del Conflicto Ambiental, International Court of Environmental Arbitration and Conciliation, Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain, July 2009

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01.12.15 Greenberg Traurig's Jillian C. Bunyan to Speak at Land Ownership and Access Rights Seminar

01.05.15 A Year in Review: Greenberg Traurig Philadelphia

11.14.14 Greenberg Traurig Philadelphia Receives Five First-Tier Rankings in U.S. News - Best Lawyers 2015 'Best Law Firms'

11.14.14 Greenberg Traurig's Environmental Practice Receives Top Tier Rankings in U.S. News - Best Lawyers 2015 'Best Law Firms' List

04.04.14 Greenberg Traurig's Jillian Bunyan Speaks at Edison Electric Institute Forum in Washington D.C.

Published Articles

08.01.14 Cross-Border Renewable Energy Projects: Sustainable Development and Investor Protection


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Actis Unveils $1.9 Billion Pan-African Renewable Energy Joint Venture
Jillian C. Bunyan, March 13, 2015
On Feb. 17, U.K. private equity firm Actis announced a $1.9 billion joint venture with energy developer Mainstream Renewable Power to build a series of wind and solar projects throughout Africa over the next three years. The joint-venture company, named Lekela Power, plans to produce between 700...

Valuation of Distributed Solar
Jillian C. Bunyan, March 3, 2015
Powering your home with clean energy generated from the solar panels on your roof and selling the excess energy to the utility are appealing prospects to those attuned to environmental, energy efficiency, and self-sufficiency considerations. It is not hard to see why solar distributed generation...

Environmental Regulation and Investor State Dispute Settlement Clauses - OceanaGold and El Salvador
Jillian C. Bunyan, January 16, 2015
Investor state dispute settlement ("ISDS") clauses in bilateral and regional investment treaties enable foreign corporations to sue a host country regarding regulations, policies, or court decisions. ISDS clauses were originally included in trade agreements and investment treaties in...
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Jillian C. Bunyan

2001 Market Street
PhiladelphiaPA 19103


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