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Land Use Attorney Shiraz Tangri Joins Meyers Nave’s Los Angeles Office as Of Counsel

LOS ANGELES, CA – Meyers Nave announced today that Shiraz Tangri joined Meyers Nave’s Los Angeles office as Of Counsel to expand the firm’s Land Use and Environmental Practice Group.

Shiraz has 18 years of experience, and focuses on complex, energy and infrastructure commercial and residential project in Southern California.  He routinely handles land use entitlements, regulatory compliance, and litigation matters involving the California Environment Quality Act (CEQA), National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and other environmental laws.  Additionally, Shiraz has extensive experience handling complex litigation involving water rights, contaminated properties, and toxic torts.  Prior to joining Meyers Nave, Shiraz was a partner with Alston & Bird.

“Shiraz’s diverse land use and environmental experience in both the private and public sector will provide a great asset to our Southern California clients and throughout the state,” said Meyers Nave Managing Principal David Skinner.  “Shiraz is an exceptional land use and environmental attorney who will enhance our growing practice,” stated Amrit Kulkarni, chair of the firm’s Land Use and Environmental Practice Group.

“I am looking forward to working on high-profile and high-stakes land use issues and litigation that the private and public sector face on a daily basis,” Shiraz stated.  “I am also looking forward to working with the talented lawyers in the Land Use and Environmental Practice Group at Meyers Nave.”

The Daily Journal selected Shiraz for its 2012 lists of “Top 20 Under 40” lawyers and “Top 30 Real Estate Lawyers” in California.  In 2011, the publication named him one of California’s top 25 “Land Use Leaders.”  In 2010, Law360 chose Shiraz as a “Rising Star” in environmental law.  Shiraz received his B.A. from New York University and his J.D. from Georgetown University.


About Meyers Nave’s Land Use Practice Group:

Meyers Nave’s Land Use and Environmental Practice Group works on some of the state’s most complex and controversial projects.  The group melds its extensive experience in regulatory and administrative procedures with its strong litigation practice to provide its clients with the skills to address all aspects of a project.  The group helps clients navigate through a myriad of complex land use laws and regulations, including, but not limited to, the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA); the National Environmental Protection Act (NEPA); planning, zoning and subdivision laws; and natural resource protection laws (Clean Water Act, Coastal Act, etc.).