Steven O’Neill is a Senior Partner with Olivarez Madruga Lemieux O’Neill, and oversees legal matters for a wide variety of public entities and private sector clients. He currently serves as general counsel for Eastern Municipal Water District, West Basin Municipal Water District, Delta Conveyance Finance Authority, Upper San Gabriel Valley Municipal Water District, and several other water agencies in Southern California.
Mr. O’Neill represents both public and private entities, emphasizing water law, environmental law, and municipal law. Mr. O’Neill guides the firm’s natural resource management practice, including CEQA, water rights, and water quality issues. He regularly advises clients on alternative water supply issues, including the development and sale of recycled water. Mr. O’Neill also provides legislative and policy support, drafting proposed statutes and regulations concerning a wide range of issues, from water quality issues to rate setting.