- Helping the West Long Beach neighborhood oppose a new polluting rail yard next to their community (City of Long Beach v. City of Los Angeles (2017) 19 Cal.App.5th 465).
- Serving as Deputy City Attorney for Half Moon Bay; working with the Planning Department and Planning Commission on a host of housing, coastal resource, land use, and environmental issues.
- Representing Colorado River Indian Tribes in a series of lawsuits to regain possession of Tribal lands (Water Wheel Camp Recreational Area, Inc. v. LaRance, 642 F.3d 802 (9th Cir. 2011)).
Community Service, Publications, and Recognitions
- Northern California Super Lawyers “Rising Star” in Native American Law.
Member, States of California and New York; Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals; CRIT Tribal Court; Various Federal District Courts.
Yale Law School, JD, 2002
St. John’s College, BA, 1999
Clerkship: Honorable Marsha S. Berzon, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
I’m an avid knitter and am learning German in my spare time. I love taking advantage of the natural beauty in the Bay Area.