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Shiraz Tangri

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Shiraz Tangri is a Principal in the Land Use, Environmental, and Transportation and Infrastructure Practice Groups. He focuses his practice on development of infrastructure, transportation, and real estate projects. With a breadth of knowledge in all aspects of land use entitlements, litigation and compliance, his clients are assured of comprehensive representation and advice. Shiraz’s deep bench of experience includes the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), and complex multi-party and multi-site litigation involving environmental claims, public-private partnerships, water rights, contaminated properties, toxic torts, insurance coverage and products liability issues.

Shiraz fills a specialized niche within Land Use Law, advising clients on major infrastructure, transportation, and urban in-fill projects, including housing, cultural and educational institutions, and transit-oriented development. He is experienced and well-versed in the myriad of issues experienced in Land Use, such as compliance with the Brown Act and other public meeting laws, green building, adaptive re-use, air quality and permitting, renewable energy, sustainable development and transportation planning.

Early in his career, Shiraz began receiving local, state and national awards for his experience and expertise. His annual list of recognitions began in 2010 when the national legal publication Law360 named him a “Rising Star” and one of the top 10 environmental lawyers under 40 years of age. The next year, in 2011, the Daily Journal named him one of California’s “Top 25 Land Use Leaders” and the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association named him among the “Best Lawyers Under 40.” In 2012, the Daily Journal named Shiraz one of California’s “Top 30 Real Estate Lawyers” and “Top 20 Under 40”, and SuperLawyers magazine named him a “Rising Star” in Land Use/Zoning and Environmental Law. In 2013, the Los Angeles Business Journal named him to its list of “Who’s Who in L.A. Real Estate Law” and in 2014 the Daily Journal named him one of California’s “Top 50 Development Lawyers.” From 2013-2018, SuperLawyers magazine listed Shiraz as a “Super Lawyer” in Land Use/Zoning and Environmental Law and from 2015-2020 “Best Lawyers in America” recognized Shiraz in the Litigation-Environmental Law category.


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