The Sohagi Law Group was established in 2006 to provide outstanding legal services in all areas of land use, municipal, government law, and environmental law, including California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), federal and state clean air acts, the Coastal Act, and Endangered Species Act (ESA). We are a full-service law firm, representing public agencies exclusively. We provide our longstanding and new clients with superior and cost-effective work-product and services.
Excellent client relationships, creative, solution-based thinking, and a track record of success are the qualities that distinguish the Sohagi Law Group. We have extensive experience drafting and defending zoning, subdivision, and environmental regulations, and have helped our clients develop and implement growth management and public facilities financing systems, including impact fees. We regularly represent our clients before legislative, administrative, and regulatory agencies, including city councils, boards of supervisors, state legislative committees, boards and departments.
We believe that individual client relationships, personalized service, and first-rate legal work are the keys to our clients' success. Please explore our website to learn more about us.
Prominent Los Angeles firm, representing public agency clients, specializing in land use and environmental law including CEQA, NEPA, air quality and climate change, planning and zoning, and related issues is currently seeking:
OF COUNSEL/CONTRACT ATTORNEY:
Highly-skilled CEQA practitioner with 6 years or more experience and superior transactional and/or litigation skills. Must have current experience reviewing complex technical environmental documents for legal defensibility.
Highly-motivated associate with 3-6 years of relevant legal experience. Will also consider candidates with 1-2 years of experience with a degree Land Use Planning or related technical degree (e.g., environmental sciences). Candidate should have strong academic credentials, excellent writing skills, exceptional attention to detail, and familiarity with local governmental land use/zoning processes. The ideal candidate will have substantial experience with a variety of land use issues, including general plans, specific plans, use permits, and development agreements, as well as a good working knowledge of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). Relevant litigation experience, as well as experience with other municipal and environmental laws, a major plus. Congenial working environment with competitive salary and excellent benefits.
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