John C. Funk

Chris Funk has represented numerous developers, corporations and financial institutions with respect to real estate development, land use and environmental matters. The projects he has handled range from major office buildings, shopping centers and mixed-use structures to master-planned communities, multi-residential housing and urban redevelopment.

During his career, Chris has also dealt with a number of land development, regulatory and environmental assessment matters for public agencies throughout California, including the development of a metropolitan transit system and a regional airport terminal.

Prior to commencing private practice in 1979, Chris served as a deputy Los Angeles city attorney, advising the city council, the planning commission and other city boards and commissions regarding land use and environmental law.

Chris has been a lecturer in land use and environmental law at USC and UCLA and for various professional organizations, including UCLA Extension, the California Continuing Education of the Bar and the Association of Environmental Professionals.

Among his professional activities, Chris has served on the executive committee of the Urban Land Institute L.A.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Real Estate and 2) Development
Law School Harvard Law School, J.D., 1971
Education University of Southern California, B.A., 1966
Bar Member / Association California State Bar Association
Most recent firm Alston & Bird LLP
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