Ellen M. Berkowitz

Ellen Berkowitz provides strategic legal, business, and political advice to clients involved in the development of real property throughout California, with a particular emphasis on Southern California. She represents clients before government agencies in connection with land use approvals and compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), and also assists clients in related litigation, primarily arising from project challenges under CEQA and other land use regulations. Ellen regularly represents developers and property owners within the retail, residential, and industrial sectors, seeking to make more productive use of their properties.

Additionally, Ellen has an extensive background in governmental advocacy and represents clients in connection with local government contracting issues, compliance with governmental regulations, and political reform for a variety of sectors including airport concessions, billboards, energy, advertising, pipeline franchises, restaurants, health, and sports and entertainment.

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Job Types Partner
Areas of Practice 1) Economic Development & Incentives, 2) Environment & Natural Resources, 3) Environment & Natural Resources Policy and Regulation, 4) Government Contracts, 5) Green & Sustainable Development, 6) Industrial Leasing & Development, 7) Land Use & Development and 8) Land Use Litigation
Law School Loyola Law School, Los Angeles (J.D.,1989)
Education Brandeis University (B.A.,1977)
Bar Member / Association California State Bar Association
Most recent firm Akerman LLP
LinkedIn Profile https://www.linkedin.com/in/ellen-berkowitz-3900037
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