Jessica Steinberg Albin

  • Adjunct Professor of Law


B.A. The College of William and Mary
M.S. Bard College
J.D. Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University (certificate in environmental law)

Jessica Steinberg Albin is an Adjunct Professor and teaches the NY Environmental Externship class. Prior to joining Pace Law, Ms. Albin was an Assistant Attorney at the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (“NYSDEC”), Region 2. She worked in the Office of Hearings and Mediation Services and in Region 2 (New York City) handling matters involving marine resources, the Brownfield Cleanup Program, and the State Superfund. Prior to working at NYSDEC, Jessica was an associate at Sive, Paget & Riesel, P.C (“SPR”). Her work at SPR included representing public and private sector clients in all aspects of environmental law and litigation and related land use matters.

Ms. Albin graduated cum laude from Pace Law School in 2007. While there, she earned a Certificate in Environmental Law and completed a joint degree with Bard College, where she earned a Master of Science in Environmental Policy. She served as a Case Note/Comment Editor of the Pace Law Review, interned for the Land Use Law Center, helped chair the National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition, and spent a summer at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in Washington, D.C. Prior to law school, she taught middle school science and Latin in Miami, FL. Ms. Albin graduated with a B.A. from the College of William and Mary.

Ms. Albin was a member of the New York City Bar Environmental Law Committee from 2012 until 2015 and in the 2008 class of the New York City Environmental Law Leadership Institute. She is a director on the Theodore Gordon Flyfishers Board.


Appraising Conservation Easement Donations: The Need for More Uniform Standards and Greater Oversight, 37 Environmental Law Reporter 10841 (November 2007).

Environmental Disclosure 2007 Annual Report, The Year in Review 2007, ABA SECTION ON ENVIRONMENT, ENERGY, AND RESOURCES LAW (2007).