Environmental, Climate Change, and Energy Law
The firm practice focuses on counseling, litigation, and transactions involving environmental, energy, and natural resource matters.
The firm offers to represent businesses, government agencies, community and public interest groups, and individuals in the courts at all levels
The firm provides outside counsel and transactional advice to small and large businesses. Significant discounts in legal fees apply compared to big firms.
About James M. Birkelund
Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Synergy (Electricity Retail Corporation), Australia
Adjunct Professor, UC Hastings College of Law
Judge Pro Tem, San Francisco Superior Court
J.D., University of Michigan Law School, 1999
M.S., Resource Policy, University of Michigan School of Natural Resources, 1999
B.A., Geology and Economics, Colgate University, 1993
Mr. Birkelund represents public interest groups and businesses, as well as individuals, in a wide variety of legal matters. With over fifteen years of experience, his core competencies include litigation and business law, and he has been extensively involved with environmental, climate change, energy, and transactional matters. Mr. Birkelund has litigated in state and federal court, lobbied state and federal officials, and engaged in complex negotiations to settle disputes and execute transactional agreements.
Bar Admissions: State of California; U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; U.S. District Courts in Northern District, Eastern District, and Central District of California
Law Offices of James Birkelund
548 Market Street, Suite 11200, San Francisco, CA 94104
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; Telephone: 415-602-6223