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Procopio Expands Environmental, Land Use & Governmental Affairs Practice with Addition of Gregory P. Powers

San Diego, CA – Gregory P. Powers has joined Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP as an associate within the firm’s Environmental, Land Use & Governmental Affairs practice group. He comes to Procopio from SunCal Companies in Irvine, California, where he served as Land Use Counsel to Orange County, San Diego County, and the Inland Empire and Coachella Valley regions.

Powers’ practice will focus on governmental law, including public hospitals, water, wastewater, and educational organizations. He will also continue to advise public and private clients on complex land use transactional and litigation matters, municipal legal issues, energy and telecommunications matters, and a wide range of real estate construction, redevelopment and condemnation matters on behalf of public agencies. He has significant experience in governmental law, including the Brown Act, Political Reform Act, and the Public Records Act, and also in development entitlements, including the Subdivision Map Act, CEQA, permitting issues and discretionary land use approvals.

Powers earned his B.A. from Pepperdine University in 1993 and his J.D. from Gonzaga University School of Law in 1999. He is admitted to practice in California. Powers’ previous experience includes serving as a senior associate at Best, Best & Krieger in Irvine, California, and as the Deputy City Attorney for the City Attorney’s Office of Glendale, California.

“We are very pleased to welcome Greg to the firm. His extensive background and experience will enhance our growing environmental and governmental law practice and will prove to be a valuable resource for Procopio’s clients,” said Michael E. Lyon, leader of Procopio’s Real Estate and Environmental Team.

Attorneys in Procopio’s Environmental, Land Use & Governmental Affairs practice group provide comprehensive legal counsel to clients involved in a wide array of environmental, land use, water quality and water supply, and natural resource matters.

About Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP

Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP was established in 1946 and is now one of the largest business law firms in the San Diego region. With offices in San Diego and Carlsbad, Procopio’s more than 110 experienced attorneys provide comprehensive legal services in the areas of construction; corporate and securities; emerging growth and technology; employment, labor and benefits; environmental, land use and governmental affairs; finance, restructuring and bankruptcy; health care; intellectual property; international law; litigation; Native American law; patent prosecution and counseling; real estate; tax; trademarks and copyrights; and trusts, estates and probate. Through its membership in Law Exchange International and Legal NetLink Alliance, Procopio's ability to assist clients reaches around the world.