The Environmental Enforcement Series: Local Laws

Presented by the Environmental Law Section 

The Environmental Enforcement Series:
Enforcement of Local Environmental Laws


Date Thursday, June 11, 2020
This program was rescheduled from 4/23/2020.
MCLE Registration 11:30 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. 
Program 12:00 - 1:15 p.m. 
MCLE 1 Hour


Jake Madden
San Mateo County Health

Casey Fitzgerald
City of San Jose Pretreatment Program, Division Manager

Gregory Alker
Assistant District Attorney
Special Prosecutions Unit, White Collar Crime Division
San Francisco District Attorney’s Office


Leah Goldberg
Cooper White & Cooper LLP

City and County governments oversee environmental remediation, hazardous waste compliance, and stormwater and wastewater compliance. This panel will focus on local authority to compel compliance. The panelists will discuss both the administrative enforcement process and enforcement in the courts.
Among other topics, the speakers will provide practical tips for attorneys representing entities that are involved in an enforcement action, and they will also discuss some recent actions and the lessons learned.


  • The legal authority and range of environmental issues handled by local government
  • Practical tips for attorneys representing clients involved in local enforcement actions
  • Recent trends and future directions in local environmental enforcement

This is the third of a three part-series on environmental enforcement.
The Environmental Enforcement Series: Enforcement of State Laws available by webcast.
The Environmental Enforcement Series: Enforcement of Federal Laws available by webcast.

Section Chair

Catherine W. Johnson, Environmental General Counsel LLP

For a printable flyer, click here.

Event Code: G202904

This is an online only event. Click on the Live Webcast button below to register.

6/11/2020 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Online only, CA
Registration not available.

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