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March: Speaking Engagements

March has been a busy month for Brownstein’s Water Group. Brownstein attorneys were speakers and panelists at seven different conferences in California – covering a wide variety of topics related to water resources and speaking to diverse groups of industry professionals, including other lawyers, environmental planners and consultants, industry and farmers. Check back for upcoming opportunities about where to hear from Brownstein’s Water Group on the matters that are important to your business.

March 27th, 2015

On Friday March, 27th Scott Slater will speak at the 44th Spring Conference: The ABA Super Conference on Environmental Law. Scott will be a panel speaker on Ethics: Responding to a Tight News Cycle and Protecting Your Client: Legal Ethics in Environmental Representations.”

Scott Slater




March 27th, 2015

Elisabeth Esposito, along with UC Berkeley Professor Eric Biber, is presenting Friday on “Climate Change Adaptation and the National Park Service Organic Act” at Science for Parks, Parks for Science: The Next Century

Elisabeth Esposito




March 24, 2015

Ryan Waterman spoke on the topic of “When It Rains, It Pours: Learning to Comply with California’s New Industrial Storm Water Permit” at the California Association of Environmental Professionals State Conference in Santa Barbara. 

Ryan Waterman




March 23, 2015

Stephanie Hastings was a speaker at the California Association of Environmental Professionals State Conference in Santa Barbara on the topic of the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act of 2014.

Stephanie Hastings





March 18, 2015

Russ McGlothlin was a featured panelist at the UnitedAg Annual Conference located at the Ojai Valley Inn on March 18th. The panel discussed “The Future of California Water? What agriculture needs to know and expect?” 

Russell McGlothlin




March 09, 2015

Jena Shoaf spoke on Climate Change and Land Use Planning presenting “Land Use Planning and Sea Level Rise—Are We Doing Anything about It Yet?” at the California Land Use Law & Policy conference March 9-10th in Sacramento hosted by California Land Use Law & Policy Reporter.

Jena Shoaf




March 05, 2015

On March 5th, Robert Saperstein was a panelist at the BlueTechValley Water Summit providing an overview on California’s Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA) and what the impacts and challenges are specific to the Central Valley.

Robert Saperstein