Jesse G. Richheimer

Associate, Environmental

Mr. Richheimer navigates the intricate field of environmental regulation and litigation with a nuanced understanding of both federal and state laws. His diverse experience guarantees seamless compliance across a spectrum of environmental issues. From advocating for solar projects before the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities to adeptly managing intricate trust funds, he consistently delivers impactful solutions. Guiding clients through litigation, Mr. Richheimer demonstrates his skill in crafting precise pleadings, discovery requests, and motions. His proficiency in key environmental statutes such as ISRA, the Spill Act, BCSRA, SRRA, and CERCLA ensures informed decision-making for clients. Mr. Richheimer leverages this knowledge to provide comprehensive legal advice, safeguarding compliance and securing favorable outcomes. Beyond his adept research and writing skills, he excels in client communication and counseling, fostering strong relationships that contribute to successful partnerships.

Prior to his current role, Mr. Richheimer also served as a law clerk for the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Vehicle and Engine Enforcement Branch. During this tenure, he showcased his skills by presenting on the efficacy of vehicle inspection and maintenance programs across states and the EPA. This collaborative effort involved coordination with the Offices of the Inspector General and Transportation and Air Quality. Additionally, he gained valuable experience through internships with the EPA’s New Jersey Superfund Branch and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.



Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University (J.D. and Advanced Environmental Law Certificate)

Emory University (B.A., Environmental Sciences)

Professional Admissions

State of New Jersey

State of New York

United States District Court for the District of New Jersey

Professional Activities

New Jersey State Bar Association
American Bar Association

Legal Employment

Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi PC, Roseland, NJ
Associate, September 2021 – January 2024; Law Clerk, December 2020 – April 2021

Law Clerk, Office of Civil Enforcement, Air Force Division, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency – Headquarters, Washington, DC, June 2020 – August 2020

Legal Intern, New Jersey Superfund Branch, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency – Region 2, New York, NY, February 2020 – April 2020

Legal Intern, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Long Island City, NY, May 2019 – July 2019