Jennifer Griest

General Counsel, Legal and Policy Specialist
Boulder, CO

Jennifer has 18 years of experience and her practice focuses on federal grants and contracts law. She serves as General Counsel/Legal and Policy Specialist at SSI and has worked for SSI in one capacity or another for the last 15 years.

She began her legal career with a two-year appointment as Law Clerk for the Honorable Robert S. Hyatt in the Second Judicial District Court. After a short stay at a Denver area law firm, she joined the Space Science Institute as In-House Counsel in 2007. From 2009-2016, Jennifer served as Outside Counsel to the Space Science Institute. Jennifer has a B.S. in Finance from the University of Colorado at Boulder as well as a JD from the University of Denver, College of Law. When not working, she enjoys spending time with her family, playing tennis, and skiing.