PeopleSean M. Sherlock
Sean M. Sherlock

Sean M. Sherlock

PeopleSean M. Sherlock

  • Loyola Law School, Loyola Marymount University (J.D.)
  • Michigan Technological University (B.S., Chemical Engineering, with high honors)

  • National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP)
    • Legislative Affairs Committee (2007-Present)

  • "Enforcement of the South Coast AQMD’s Warehouse Rule Is Coming," Author, Snell & Wilmer Legal Alert (October 30, 2023)
  • "Environmental Considerations in Commercial Real Estate Transactions – Part 2," Episode Host, CalCurrent Podcast (September 8, 2022)
  • "Environmental Considerations in Commercial Real Estate Transactions – Part 1," Episode Host, CalCurrent Podcast (July 14, 2022)
  • "Environmental Considerations in Commercial Real Estate Transactions," Presenter, Snell & Wilmer Virtual CLE Series (June 2, 2022)
  • "Vapor Intrusion Update," Moderator, Snell & Wilmer Environmental Law Roundtable Series (September 16, 2021)
  • "Environmental Justice Under Federal and California Law," Presenter, Snell & Wilmer Virtual CLE Series (June 29, 2021)
  • Environmental Justice,” Guest Host, Brownfield Braintrust Podcast with Matt Winefield (June 16, 2021)
  • Putting “Teeth” in Environmental Justice,” Episode Host, CalCurrent Podcast (May 6, 2021)
  • "NAIOP Academy: SCAQMD Indirect Source Rule (ISR) Update," Panelist, National Association of Industrial and Office Properties Inland Empire Chapter (April 29, 2021)
  • "LA County Green Zone Ordinance," Presenter, Construction Management Association of America (April 13, 2021)
  • "Biden, the Environment & Energy – the First Three Weeks," Co-Presenter, Environmental Law Update (February 11, 2021)  
  • "Calif. Justices Say Gov. OK To Back Feds On Tribal Casino," Quoted, Law360 (August 31, 2020)
  • "Longtime Judge Martin Jenkins Address Orange County Law Center Event," Media Mention, Daily Journal (June 26, 2019) 
  • "Ports Update and Labor Unions Impact on Development," Co-Presenter, Society of Industrial and Office Realtors, Newport Beach, CA (September 8, 2016)
  • "A Sensible Proposal for CEQA Reform," Author, Orange County Business Journal (November 23, 2015)
  • "United States: California Water Law Update," Co-Author, Mondaq (August 20, 2015)
  • "Bill is Wrong Approach to Protect Workers From Wage Theft," Author, Daily Journal (August 18, 2014)
  • "2014 Legal and Legislative Update for Commercial Real Estate," Co-Presenter, Society of Industrial and Office Realtors, Newport Beach, CA (January 27, 2014)
  • "Case Study: American Trucking v. LA," Author, Law 360 (October 4, 2011)
  • "Good News For Calif. Developers," Author, Law360 (August 11, 2011)
  • "Case Study: Oasis West Realty v. Goldman," Author, Law360 (May 23, 2011)
  • "Warning: California Has Listed 'Wood Dust' Under Proposition 65," Author, Daily Journal (December 2010)
  • "Water, Global Warming Critical Issues," Real Estate Southern California (January 2008)
  • "From Drugs to Tire Tread: Daubert Test to Admit Expert Testimony Applies to Technical, Not Just Scientific, Experts," Co-Author, abtl Report (Orange County), Volume I, No. 2 (May 1999)
  • "Cleaning Up the Mess: Dealing With Property Contamination," Journal of Property Management (January 1999)
  • "Dealing with Contaminated Soil," Journal of the Greater Los Angeles Apartment Association (October 1997)
  • "Contaminated Soil," Apartment Management Journal (October 1997)
  • "Lead-Based Paint Requirements for Apartment Owners and Managers," Apartment Management Journal (September 1997)
  • "Recent Breakthroughs in the Regulation of Underground Storage Tanks," Orange County Business Journal (March 1997)
  • "The Long and Unexpected Reach of State and Federal Oil Spill Laws," California Environmental Insider (May 1993)

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  • Volunteers for Justice Attorney of the Year, Public Law Center (2019)
  • Wiley W. Manuel Award for Pro Bono Legal Service, State Bar of California (2013-2016, 2020)

  • The Public Law Center, Board Member (2020-Present)
  • Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Orange County, Volunteer Big Brother (1997-2008)
  • Serra Catholic School, Capital Campaign Committee (2008-2013)
  • Orange County Coastkeeper, Board Member (2008-2011)
  • AYSO Volunteer Referee (2008-2016)
  • Boy Scouts of America, Troop 818, Committee Member and Assistant Scoutmaster (2014-2017)

  • Environmental Specialist and Process Engineer, Chevron U.S.A.
    • Products Company, El Segundo, California

  • California

  • Supreme Court of California
  • United States Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • United States District Court, All Districts of California
  • United States Supreme Court