17th Annual Environmental Law Fall Symposium

17th Annual Environmental Law Fall Symposium Waves of Change: New Developments in Environmental Law
Program Date: 
Friday, November 9, 2018

Program Description:
Please join the LACBA Environmental Law Section for an afternoon of lively discussion of some of the more pressing and pending issues impacting environmental law in California and beyond. The 17th Annual Fall Symposium will feature Mike Stoker, Regional Administrator for EPA’s Region 9, as its keynote speaker. 

The symposium will be held at the Omni Los Angeles Hotel from 12:00 - 4:30 p.m.  Following the conclusion of the symposium, there will be a hosted reception where attendees can catch up with colleagues from around the greater Los Angeles area.  We look forward to an engaging and educational fall symposium and we hope to see you there.  

Special Rate for Law Students, Government Attorneys, and Public Interest Attorneys:
There are a limited number of subsidized $50 registrations available for students, government attorneys, and public interest attorneys. To register, please call (213) 896-6560.  

11:30 – 11:55 AM 

12:00 – 1:00 PM
Key Note Speaker:  Mike Stoker, Regional Administrator, EPA Region 9

1:00 – 1:10 PM Break

1:10 – 2:10 PM
Prop 65:  Recent Developments in Enforcement and Litigation 

Jeffrey Margulies, Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP
Daniel Greenbaum, Lead Counsel, Law Office of Daniel N. Greenbaum
Matthew Maclear, Partner, Aqua Terra Aeris Law Group

2:10 – 2:20 PM Break

2:20 – 3:20 PM
California Environmental Law Under the Trump Administration  
Sylvia Quast, Regional Counsel, EPA Region 9  
Cara Horowitz, Professor, UCLA Law; Co-Executive Director Emmett Institute on Climate Change and the Environment 
David Pettit, Senior Attorney, Natural Resources Defense Council 

3:20 – 3:30 Break

3:30 – 4:30 PM
Clean Water Act Jurisdiction: Uncertainties and Practical Implications

Sam Brown, Partner, Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
Brandon Steets, Senior Principal, Geosyntec Consultants, Inc. 
Michael Josselyn, President and Founder, WRA, Inc.

Omni Los Angeles Hotel
251 S. Olive St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Registration: 11:35 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Program: 12:00 – 4:30 p.m.

CLE Credit: 
4 Hours of General CLE Credit


CLE+ Members


Environmental Law Section Members 


CLA Members $240.00 

LACBA Members 


All Others 


11/9/2018 12:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Omni Los Angeles Hotel 251 S. Olive St. Los Angeles, CA 90012
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Advance registration (both online and via phone) closes for most programs approximately 12-24 hours before event time (in order to allow for operational considerations), we would still like to have you join us, and you are more than welcome to register on-site and attend, unless the program is specifically noted as SOLD OUT. Full refunds issued only for registrations which are cancelled 48 hours in advance.

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The Los Angeles County Bar Association is a State Bar of California MCLE approved provider. If this is a CLE event, the Los Angeles County Bar Association certifies that this activity has been approved for MCLE credit. CLE events will state the amount and type of credit offered in the calendar listing.