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Water Law Partner Scott Shapiro to Teach Flood Law Course at Lewis & Clark Law SchoolDowney Brand is pleased to announce that water law partner Scott Shapiro will be teaching a Flood Control Law and Regulation course this summer at his alma mater, Lewis & Clark Law School. While water law coursework is common in law school, flood-specific coursework is not. Up until now, practicing lawyers had to learn this...
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For us, it is about supporting our clients to find the courage, strength, and will to pursue the results that matter most…to them. We should never be the central characters; rather, our clients are the heroes in their own stories. For more than 95 years, Downey Brand has worked to understand the diverse industries, businesses, and needs of our clients, and has provided vision, counsel, and expertise to help them succeed. From offices in Sacramento, San Francisco, and Stockton, our law firm serves clients in business, litigation, and natural resources matters throughout California and beyond.
Moonlight Wildfire Litigation
Dubbed the “Moonlight Fire” because of its proximity to Moonlight Peak, a fire in Plumas County burned 65,000 acres, including 45,000 acres of federal forest land.Read more
Cadiz Valley Water Litigation
Cadiz, Inc., is a renewable resources company based in Southern California that owns 45,000 acres of land in eastern San Bernardino County, most of which overlies the Fenner Valley aquifer system.Read more
Sutter-Butte Flood Control Agency
Downey Brand has served as General Counsel to the Sutter Butte Flood Control Agency (SBFCA) since 2008, successfully functioning as counsel, confidant, and strategist in SBFCA’s implementation of over $300 million of levee improvements.Read more
Monterey Coastkeeper vs. MCWRA Litigation
In December 2017, Downey Brand’s Natural Resources team won an important victory for its longstanding client, the Monterey County Water Resources Agency, in a water quality-related lawsuit brought against the Agency by Monterey Coastkeeper, an environmental organization.Read more
East Bay Regional Park District
Downey Brand assists in the transfer and reuse of former Concord Naval Weapons Station for regional park and wildlife protection.Read more