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Environmental Law

The multi-faceted environmental issues that confront private companies, municipalities and public agencies call for a team like ours that knows environmental law and private and public entity needs equally well. Our understanding of your goals and decision factors enables us to be a true partner, while our astute legal skills and manner of representation make us a truly valuable one. Our practice has received two Tier 1 rankings in the nation’s “Best Law Firms” list developed by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® for the categories of Litigation-Environmental (Metropolitan Los Angeles, 2016) and Natural Resources Law (Metropolitan Oakland, 2015-2017). Our attorneys are also listed in “The Best Lawyers in America” in the categories of Environmental Law, Natural Resources Law, Litigation-Environmental, and Litigation-Land Use and Zoning.

We advise our clients of their rights, obligations, liabilities, and opportunities under the law—offering counsel and representation in many aspects of environmental law. We also interface with regulatory agencies and have built strong relationships with such agencies as the state and regional water boards, Department of Fish and Wildlife, the Coastal Commission, the Department of Toxic Substances Control, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.