Land Use Litigation
Paul has an established body of work defending renewable power developers, property owners, labor unions and others against claims under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) as well as federal environmental laws. He represents clients in land use litigation and regulatory matters in connection with the:
- National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)
- Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA)
- Endangered Species Act (ESA)
- National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA)
His wins run the gamut — from defeating claims challenging the approval of wind farm projects to obtaining appellate reversal on nine separate issues blocking a retail construction project.
Real Estate Transactions
With a forte for executing, interpreting and enforcing agreements, Paul helps clients manage:
- The purchase and sale of industrial properties
- Commercial lease negotiations and agreements
- Zoning disputes
- Title actions
Big Data, E-Commerce and Technology Counsel
Paul stays tethered to developments on the digital marketing front, helping clients sidestep pitfalls associated with social media, branding, data privacy and false advertising. He also assists clients with drafting and implementing branding and trademark licensing agreements and responding to potential lawsuits.