Effective January 1, 2020, Pearl Kan is a Partner in the firm. She earned this distinction because of her dedication to her clients, the firm and the profession. She will continue to serve community and environmental groups, non-profits, individuals, and public agencies in matters regarding land use, natural resources, open space preservation, and environmental justice.
March 1, 2019 is the 20th anniversary of Wittwer Parkin LLP. In 1999, Jonathan Wittwer and William Parkin merged their practices to form the firm. We are celebrating this accomplishment while recognizing that nothing is static, and change is inevitable. A healthy firm grows with, and embraces, change. And many changes are coming on our
On Remand, Fourth District Finds SANDAG’s Transportation Plan EIR Inadequate Despite Supreme Court Holding that SANDAG Did Not Abuse its Discretion Regarding GHG Emission Reduction Goals
In Cleveland National Forest Foundation v. San Diego Assn. of Governments (2017) 3 Cal.5th 297, the California Supreme Court granted review of the Fourth District Court of Appeal’s upholding the trial court’s grant of a Petition for Writ of Mandate. The trial court invalidated the San Diego Association of Governments’ (SANDAG) 2050 Regional Transportation Plan/Sustainable
First District Invalidates EIR Failing to Identify a Preferred Project Description Among Five Alternatives
The First District Court of Appeal upheld the trial court’s grant of a writ petition to set aside the Upper Truckee River Restoration and Golf Course Reconfiguration Project based upon the Environmental Impact Report’s failure to designate a finite project description among five alternatives. Washoe Meadows Community v. Department of Parks and Recreation, et al.,