Bob S. Nicksin

Bob Nicksin is a counsel in O’Melveny’s Los Angeles office, a member of the Transactions Department, and a member of the Project Development and Real Estate Practice group. Bob has more than twenty years’ experience in environmental litigation, due diligence, compliance, policy development, and advocacy.

Bob’s practice covers a wide range of environmental issues, including air quality, climate change and greenhouse gas regulation, reporting obligations, permitting issues, orders for abatement, and enforcement actions. He also handles national and international environmental diligence associated with mergers, acquisitions and financings. Bob has significant experience with Superfund and hazardous waste law, as well as the redevelopment, transfer, and cleanup of contaminated property. Bob has also handled numerous actions brought under the California Safe Drinking Water and Toxics Enforcement Act, better known as Proposition 65.

Bob was awarded California Trout’s 2010 Streamkeeper Award for his pro bono work representing California Trout, an organization dedicated to trout protection, in Casitas Municipal Water District v. US. In the case, which is awaiting another decision from the Federal Court of Claims, Casitas Municipal Water District argued that the federal government owed it compensation for the water used to protect endangered fish species’ survival.

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Areas of Practice 1) Environmental Law, 2) Mergers and Acquisitions, 3) Real Estate and 4) Environment and Natural Resources
Law School Whittier College School of Law, J.D.,1991
Admitted Year 1994
Education Indiana University, M.S.,1974; San Jose State University, B.A., 1973
Bar Member / Association California State Bar Association
Most recent firm O Melveny & Myers LLP
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