Professional Profile: Jenna Fierstein 2016

Jenna Fierstein - 2016

Name: Jenna Fierstein - 2016

Title: Associate Attorney and Assistant Account Executive, Environmental

Company: SterlingRisk

Location: Woodbury, NY

Birthplace: Brooklyn, NY

Education: Washington & Lee University School of Law, SUNY Binghamton

First job outside of real estate: Pro bono attorney, at Earthjustice Northeast Office

First job in real estate or allied field: Associate attorney and assistant account executive, environmental, at SterlingRisk

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? I’m presently in environmental insurance, but at some point would like to go into environmental litigation and/or black lung litigation.

How do you unwind from a busy day in real estate? Work out and go for a run or walk outside.

One word to describe your work environment: Engaging

Rules to live by in business: Be friendly, but professional; be organized; and have fun.

What is your DREAM job? (something other than your current job) Black lung litigation on behalf of former coal miners, or litigating on behalf of the environment and minority groups.