Sean Sherlock represents real estate developers in matters arising under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). He advises clients preparing Environmental Impact Reports (EIRs) and other CEQA documents needed to obtain project approvals, and defends clients against CEQA litigation. Sean has extensive experience representing clients in a broad range of environmental cases involving contaminated properties, air and water quality, and government enforcement actions. He also represents clients in a variety of real estate litigation.
Sean keeps abreast of changes in these areas through his active involvement in real estate industry organizations including the Legislative Affairs Committee for the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP) SoCal chapter, the NAIOP National Sub-Committee on Environment & Infrastructure, and the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors, Orange County/Inland Empire chapter. Sean’s education and early professional experience as a chemical engineer and Environmental Specialist for Chevron U.S.A. gives him a unique industry perspective and understanding of the issues businesses face.