Todd’s practice focuses on wide variety of environmental, regulatory, and general civil litigation matters, with particular experience advising clients on the application and effect of relevant environmental, land use and administrative laws, including the California Environmental Quality Act, National Environmental Policy Act, Clean Water Act, Clean Air Act, Endangered Species Act, Federal Land Policy Management Act, Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006 (AB 32) and the Warren-Alquist Act. He also represents clients in proceedings before federal, state and local agencies throughout California, including administrative hearings concerning permit rights and appeal, and has extensive litigation experience in challenging or defending agency actions in mandamus or A.P.A-type lawsuits.
Todd has prior experience representing public agency clients and served as the deputy city attorney and outside counsel for several San Francisco Bay Area cities and public agencies. In this capacity, he advised clients concerning a wide variety of matters, including the California Public Records Act, the Ralph M. Brown Act, and the Joint Exercise of Powers Act.
- State Courts of California
- California Bar Association
- Richard S. Sangster Inns of Court