Attorney at Law
School of Law
Tosdal Law Firm
Nov 2015 - Present
Advise municipalities on establishing Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) programs to increase local utilization of renewable energy and energy storage technology.
California Department of Justice, Office of the Attorney General
Post Bar Law Clerk
Jan 2015 - Nov 2015
Post Bar Law Clerk and Legal Intern for the Environment Section— Brought actions against violators of state and federal environmental laws pertaining to hazardous waste, adulterated ingestibles, water quality, and general public health and welfare. Developed discovery strategies to investigate suspected infringers.
Energy Policy Initiative Center
Jan 2015 - May 2015
Constructed guiding document for agency compliance with pending EPA regulations pertaining to energy efficiency, renewable energy programs, and cross-state power consumption. Advised agency staff on the legal and factual support for various valuation models used to account for environmental externalities in energy planning.
Schwartz Semerdjian Ballard & Cauley LLP
Jan 2015 - May 2015
Provided research to guide forthcoming election contest litigation strategy. Wrote initial drafts of moving papers and briefs.
Redenbacher and Brown
Aug 2014 - Nov 2014
Co-authored an appellate brief to enforce the constitutional right to access tidelands across property that is subject to a land patent conveyed pursuant to an international treaty.
Center for Public Interest Law
May 2013 - May 2014
Tracked the legislative, rulemaking, and decision making activity relevant to two state agencies. Constructed documents for FTC, DA and state AG offices to assist with pending investigations.
Extern | Honorable Thomas J. Whelan, U.S. District Court (S.D. Cal.)
Aug 2013 - Dec 2013
Reviewed complaints, answers, motions, and magistrate decisions. Drafted orders for lawsuits over copyright, debt collection, writs, and Fourth Amendment issues.
International Stem Cell Corporation
Jul 2013 - Aug 2013
Researched and drafted memoranda on domestic and international patent policies, employment agreements, trade secret provisions, and federal funding of parthenogenic stem cell research
Office of Governor Mark Dayton (MN)
Jan 2012 - May 2012
Tracked bills through legislative committees. Prepared policy briefs to prepare the Governor for meetings with stakeholders.