Weiser announces leadership appointments to State Services and Natural Resources & Environment Sections
Sept. 11, 2023 (DENVER) – Attorney General Phil Weiser today announced the appointments of Jennifer Sullivan as deputy attorney general of the State Services Section, and Carrie Noteboom as the assistant deputy attorney general of the Natural Resources & Environment Section at the Colorado Department of Law.
“At the Colorado Department of Law, we work to better the lives of Coloradans. Jen and Carrie have proven their lifelong commitment to public service. These positions will not only allow them to continue to build upon this commitment, but they will also add tremendous experience and value to the work we do for this great state,” Weiser said.
Sullivan has more than 30 years of combined public and private experience in commercial litigation and pro bono matters. In her new role, she will lead a range of legal work, from providing advice on transactions and general operations to protecting children and people at risk to defending the constitutionality of state laws in both state and federal court. Prior to joining the department, Sullivan served as the assistant dean for Strategic Initiatives and on the faculty at the University of Colorado Law School and maintained a mediation and litigation practice with Sullivan Cohen LLC. She served on the Board of Directors for Focus Reentry, and currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Center for Understanding in Conflict. Sullivan clerked for Judge W. Royal Furgeson, Jr. at the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas. She earned her B.A. at Case Western Reserve University and J.D. at Duke University.
Noteboom has nearly 20 years of experience as an accomplished environmental attorney. As assistant deputy attorney general of the Natural Resources & Environment Section, she will manage a legal portfolio that includes air and water quality, waste management, and clean energy matters. During the last five years, she was a first assistant attorney general in the Water Quality & Radiation Unit in the section, and provided general counsel, representation in administrative, state and federal judicial proceedings, and advised on policy issues, including Colorado’s litigation efforts defining “waters of the United States” under the Clean Water Act. Prior to her time at the Department of Law, Noteboom served as senior counsel at the New York City Law Department. Noteboom clerked for Judge Nina Gerson at the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York. She earned her B.A. from Colorado College and J.D. from the New York University School of Law.
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