Biography

Greg focuses on providing a holistic approach to representing and advising clients on governmental, land use, environmental, and water resource issues.  Greg’s prides himself on his availability to his clients and enthusiasm to protect their rights while navigating an ever dynamic bureaucratic climate.  Prior to joining the firm, Greg represented private and public agencies alike, providing firsthand knowledge of the issues that can arise between these interests.  He has provided advice and counsel on a wide array of topics including Government Claims Act, Proposition 218 and Proposition 13, exactions, California Public Records Act, California Brown Act, and Eminent Domain.  Greg’s environmental practice involves assisting, advising, and representing clients on issues ranging from California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), contaminated site remediation and litigation, and analysis on site acquisitions. This includes representing clients before regulatory agencies and in court.  Greg also works to assist and advise clients in the ever-evolving water rights landscape in California. Prior to joining Newmeyer Dillion, Greg represented water districts, providing in depth acumen on this niche area of law, including the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act, the California Water Code, and asserting appropriative rights.

Services

Professional Affiliations

  • OCBA, Environmental Section
  • Groundwater Resources Association

Admissions

  • California, 2013
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California

Education

  • Chapman University, Dale E. Fowler School of Law  (J.D., 2013)
    • Environmental, Land Use and Real Estate Emphasis
  • University of California, Irvine  (B.A., cum laude, 2010)
    • Phi Beta Kappa
    • Phi Alpha Theta