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Ethics of Water Law for Practitioners

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March 8, 2021
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Austin C. Cho  

Austin C. Cho

Downey Brand LLP

  • Senior Associate in the Water Practice Group at Downey Brand LLP in Sacramento, California
  • Assists public agencies and private clients in a variety of matters, including surface and groundwater rights concerns, environmental permitting, and project development and financing
  • Regularly advises on Proposition 218 compliance, the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA), and the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA)
  • Serves as general counsel to various local agencies and advises on the Brown Act, Public Records Act, and laws governing public bidding, contracting, and elections
  • Has published articles in the California Water Law & Policy Reporter and the California Bar Environmental Section’s Environmental Law News
  • J.D. degree, University of California, Davis, School of Law; undergraduate degree, University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Can be contacted at 916-444-1000 or [email protected]
Meredith E. Nikkel  

Meredith E. Nikkel

Downey Brand LLP

  • Partner in the Water Practice Group at Downey Brand LLP in Sacramento, California
  • Practice addresses complex legal issues with novel solutions at all levels from administrative proceedings before the California State Water Resources Control Board to state and federal trial and appellate courts
  • Has successfully defended public agencies in writ proceedings, settled multi-party groundwater disputes both informally and in court, and represented a broad group of water users in administrative and state court proceedings related to the California WaterFix project
  • In representing clients across California, regularly analyzes ethical issues related to representations of individuals, private entities and public entities as well as potential conflicts of interest and conclusion of representation
  • An editor of the California Water Law & Policy Reporter and was named one of the Sacramento Business Journal's Top 40 Under 40 in 2019
  • After graduating from University of California at Berkeley and Stanford Law School, Meredith was a law clerk to the Honorable Barry Silverman of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Can be contacted at 916-444-1000 or [email protected]


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