Metropolitan Water District Litigation — Successfully defended the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (MWD) in litigation contesting the district’s adoption of a water supply allocation plan to implement in the event of a water shortage. MWD supplies water to 18 million people in southern California through a consortium of 26 cities and water districts. The lawsuit, brought by one of MWD’s member districts, challenged adoption of the water supply allocation plan on various grounds, including claims that that MWD failed to comply with the provisions of the California Environmental Quality Act in adopting the plan.
Other Court Admissions
- U.S. Supreme Court
- U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit