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.