Kevin P. Bundy

Kevin Bundy began his career at the firm in 2005, first as a fellow and later as an associate. Mr. Bundy returned to the firm in 2018 after spending several years as a Senior Attorney and Climate Legal Director at the Center for Biological Diversity. He is now a partner with the firm.

Mr. Bundy has represented community groups and public interest organizations in litigation and other matters involving the California Environmental Quality Act, local ballot measures, planning and zoning law, and the federal Clean Air Act. He has argued cases before the California Supreme Court, California Courts of Appeal, and the U.S. Courts of Appeal for the District of Columbia and Ninth Circuits. Mr. Bundy also has extensive experience with both state and federal climate policy and regulation, and has participated in formal proceedings before the California Energy Commission, California Public Utilities Commission, and California Air Resources Board.

In his early years at the firm, Mr. Bundy assisted in defeating a proposed toll road through San Onofre State Beach in Orange and San Diego Counties, and successfully represented an environmental justice organization in its challenge to a proposal to build a gas-fired power plant in a Chula Vista neighborhood. He later served as co-counsel with members of the firm in a successful challenge to the San Diego Association of Governments’ 2011 Regional Transportation Plan, which went all the way to the state Supreme Court. In 2016, Mr. Bundy received a California Lawyer Attorney of the Year award for his role in obtaining a precedent-setting decision from the California Supreme Court overturning an analysis of greenhouse gas emissions under CEQA for the massive Newhall Ranch project in Los Angeles County.

Mr. Bundy received his B.A. with highest honors from Oberlin College in 1993 and his J.D. from the University of California at Berkeley in 2003. Following law school, he clerked for the Honorable David W. Hagen of the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada and the Honorable Procter R. Hug of the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals. Prior to law school, Mr. Bundy spent several years advocating for ancient forest and endangered species protection on California’s North Coast.

Mr. Bundy is a member of the Bars of the State of California, U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Ninth and D.C. Circuits, and U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.