Jolie-Anne S. Ansley
focuses her practice on environmental, water and energy law, representing clients in both judicial and administrative proceedings. An experienced litigator, Ms. Ansley has represented both public entities and private clients in a variety of environmental matters. She represents clients in both litigation and regulatory compliance including CEQA, NEPA, ESA, Clean Water Act, CERCLA and RCRA. In addition, Ms. Ansley represents clients before the CPUC and the SWRCB/RWQCB. With her background in complex litigation, Ms. Ansley also has substantial experience representing both plaintiffs and defendants in a broader array of matters including complex business disputes, insurance coverage actions and bankruptcy proceedings.
Prior to joining Duane Morris LLP, Ms. Ansley served as general counsel to an energy engineering consulting firm.
Ms. Ansley is a 2002 magna cum laude graduate of the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, where she was a member of the Hastings Law Journal, and a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley (M.S., Wildland Resource Science) and the University of Michigan (B.S., Resource Ecology and Management).
•Duane Morris LLP
- Partner, 2015-present
- Associate, 2010-2014
•Natron Resources, Inc.
- General Counsel and Board Member, 2008-2010
•Folger Levin & Kahn LLP
- Associate, 2002-2008
•Co-author, California Governor Issues Drought Emergency Proclamation for 25-Percent Urban Water Conservation, Duane Morris Alert, April 3, 2015
•Co-Author, California Enacts Comprehensive Groundwater Management Legislation, Duane Morris Alert, October 15, 2014
•Ansley, Jolie-Anne S. 1998. Temporal and spatial forest dynamics in an old-growth mixed conifer forest of the northern Sierra Nevada. M.S. Thesis, University of California, Berkeley.
•Ansley, Jolie-Anne S. and John J. Battles. 1998. Forest composition, structure, and change in an old-growth mixed conifer forest in the northern Sierra Nevada. Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society 125(4): 297-308.
•Ansley, Jolie-Anne S. and John J. Battles. 1997. Temporal and spatial dynamics in an old-growth mixed conifer forest in the Sierra Nevada. Bulletin of the Ecol. Soc. of Am. 78 Suppl.: 216.