Practice Area

Environmental and Land Use Law

“The environment is where we all meet; where we all have a mutual interest; it is the one thing all of us share.” ~ Lady Bird Johnson

The Firm has substantial experience in all facets of land use and environmental law, serving as general legal counsel to numerous planning commissions, historic preservation commissions, and planning departments, while also serving as litigation counsel in lawsuits challenging land use regulations and environmental issues. The Firm’s expertise includes: zoning and planning law, Subdivision Map Act compliance, review and adjudication of entitlements, revocation of land use permits, and related land use matters.

In addition, the Firm has experience in all aspects of environmental law, from CEQA compliance and environmental review of development projects  to toxic cleanup and hazardous materials litigation under CERCLA, RCRA, the Polanco Act, and other statutes to general environmental compliance under the Clean Water Act, Clean Air Act, and other regulatory statutes.

The Firm’s unique combination of environmental and land use transactional and litigation experience enables us to provide general legal advice to agencies on planning and land use issues, while hunkering down for litigation on any aspect of land use or environmental law.

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