Pejman Moshfegh

Pejman Moshfegh

Associate

Pejman Moshfegh

Associate

Pejman Moshfegh leverages a near-decade of experience in State regulation and on-the-ground environmental compliance to counsel clients through myriad State and Federal regulations.

Pejman’s career prior to entering private practice, involved being a California State regulator, where he implemented and enforced various Public Utility Codes, performed due diligence, and assisted with the prosecution of energy and telecommunications utilities for regulatory violations.

Experience

  • Prepare comprehensive summary of potential liability under federal and state civil enforcement statutes.
  • Assist with defense of criminal and civil investigation implicating compliance with federal and state environmental statutes.
  • Research and perform analysis of California land use laws.
  • Prepare comprehensive summary of Clean Water Act litigation related to Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs) and Clean Water Act section 303(d) listings.

Former Senior Investigator/Regulatory Analyst – California Public Utilities Commission

  • Investigated and led discovery in the prosecution of five national and California-based utility companies for violations relating to the 2007 Malibu Canyon Fire (settled for $63.5M).
  • Researched legal issues and assisted drafting briefs in joint CPUC/CA Attorney General Investigation of Comcast Corp. for widespread privacy breach (settled for $33M).
  • Participated in settlement negotiations and drafted settlement agreements with various remedial measures.
  • Led enforcement of the CPUC’s Renewable Portfolio Standards (RPS), Resource Adequacy (RA), and California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) citation programs.
  • Conducted due diligence for new CPUC Telecommunications license applicants, including background searches on companies, shareholders, and principals; filed formal protests; and testified against unfit applicants.
     

Professional, Community And Pro Bono Involvement

  • Member, Association of Environmental Professionals

Honors And Rankings

  • Law School Awards (Am Jur., Witkin & CALI) for Pretrial Advocacy (Highest Grade), Contract Drafting & Strategy (Highest Grade), Appellate Advocacy, Constitutional Law, Evidence, Property, and Legal Writing & Research (I & II)

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