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Alston & Bird LLP

Real Estate

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What the team is known for

Alston & Bird is home to a respected group with notable experience assisting clients in obtaining zoning, land use and environmental approvals for a range of substantial development projects. The lawyers represent developers, municipalities and companies in connection with the entitlements of commercial, residential and industrial projects. They have noted experience acting as counsel in land use litigation.

Work highlights

Alston & Bird won a number of significant victories on behalf of Southern California Edison with respect to the decommissioning of the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station and the storage of spent nuclear fuel.

Notable practitioners

Edward Casey is well regarded for his experience handling zoning and land use issues, including CEQA matters. He focuses his practice on litigation and regularly represents clients in trials and appeals.
"Ed has been fantastic to work with and his extensive relationships help us to navigate an extremely difficult market." "Extremely well versed in land use litigation, especially CEQA."

Nicki Carlsen is a well-reputed land use and environmental law specialist, who can offer substantial expertise in various entitlement and compliance matters. She has assisted a number of natural resources companies with renewables projects.
"Nicki has been a true champion in our project permitting efforts."

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Real Estate

Alston & Bird LLP

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Location

333 South Hope Street

16th Floor

Los Angeles

California

USA

CA 90071-3004

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

California

Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use


Edward J Casey
Band 2
Nicki Carlsen
Band 4