- Representing the Sonoma Land Trust in litigation to enforce a conservation easement against intentional removal of historic oak trees and destruction of habitat (Sonoma Land Trust v. Thompson (2021) 63 Cal.App.5th 978).
- Serving as general and outside counsel to land trusts, advising on conservation easements and fee owned properties, and supporting enforcement efforts to protect conservation land.
- Helping the Transbay Joint Powers Authority and Sacramento Area Flood Control Agency to acquire land and easements for important infill, public transportation, and flood safety projects.
Community Service, Publications, and Recognitions
- Board of Directors, Columbia Journal of Environmental Law.
Member, State Bar of California.
Columbia Law School, JD, 2008
UC Davis, M.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering, 2005
Yale University, B.A. in Political Science and Environmental Studies, 1999
Clerkship: Honorable Sidney H. Stein, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
I spend as much time as possible outdoors, enjoying California’s beauty and open spaces. I’m also an enthusiastic cook, baker, reader, and runner.