pending appeals

Lake Norconian Club Foundation v. California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation

Appellant, First District Court of Appeal. Substantial repairs were made to the landmark Lake Norconian Club Hotel roof between 2015 and 2018 pursuant to a mandatory injunction issued by Alameda County Judge George Hernandez. The Foundation has now appealed the ruling of Judge Brad Seligman who denied the petition for writ of mandamus on the merits in 2018, holding that while demolition by neglect is a CEQA project, the Foundation should have filed suit earlier.

Sierra Club v. County of Fresno

Respondents In the California Supreme Court. Representing the League of Women Voters in Fresno primarily on the issue of the standard of review for EIR adequacy. The Supreme Court ruled in favor of Sierra Club and League of Women voters in December 2018.

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