- Drafted briefs in two CEQA actions and the subsequent appeals filed in opposition to a large residential development that was approved (ministerially) in 2015 through an environmental impact report that had been previously certified in the 1980s. (2017 WL 6274420, 2018 WL 4376997).
- Obtained summary judgment on behalf of a large egg and poultry ranch in a complex, years-long environmental action in which the plaintiff sought significant damages as a result of the alleged contamination of organic farmlands. Drafted and argued a motion for summary judgment that was based on the Raw Supplier Doctrine, as adopted in Artiglio v. General Electric Co. (1998) 61 Cal.App.4th 830.
J.D., Thomas Jefferson School of Law, 2012
B.A., Urban and Regional Planning, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2008
State Bar of Nevada
State Bar of Washington
U.S. District Court, Central District
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
California Construction and Industrial Materials Association (CalCIMA)
California Lawyers Association, Environmental Law Section
Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation
- Washington Legal Foundation: California Court Grants CEQA Defendant Discovery into Plaintiff-Group's Standing
- Coming Full Circle in the Fifth—Revisiting the Concept of 'Urban Decay' and its Increasingly Limited Role in CEQA
- California Court of Appeal Determines that EIR Prepared by SANDAG for Its 2050 Regional Transportation Plan Violated CEQA
- Tenth Circuit Strikes Down GHG Emissions Analysis Completed by Bureau of Land Management for Major Coal Leases
- Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation—Mineral Law Newsletter