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Todd is a partner with more than 30 years of experience helping clients maximize business opportunities and manage risks associated with environmental, energy, climate change and ESG/sustainability issues. He particularly prides himself on understanding his client’s motivations and risk tolerances to provide cost-effective and practical guidance. His practice ranges from regulatory and business counselling to negotiating corporate and real estate transactions, as well as resolving administrative enforcement actions and litigation matters.

Todd is also a member of the firm’s global environmental, social and governance (ESG) advisory committee. He has a particular focus on the environmental and governance aspects of ESG. Todd is also one of the firm's three sustainability partners tasked with driving progress toward the firm’s sustainability goals – focused on reducing carbon emissions, increasing recycling and fostering internal engagement.


  • University of Southern California Law School, 法学硕士, Joint work at USC Institute for Marine and Coastal Studies
  • University of Southern California Law School, 法学博士, Editor, Journal of Law and the Environment
  • Vanderbilt University, 学士, cum laude

  • 加利福利亚州
  • 华盛顿州
  • 伊利诺伊州(不活跃状态)

  • U.S. District Court - Central District of California
  • 联邦地区法院-哥伦比亚州区法院
  • U.S. District Court - Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court - Southern District of California
  • 联邦地区法院-伊利诺伊州北区
  • U.S. District Court – Eastern District of Washington
  • U.S. District Court - Western District of Washington
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Ninth Circuit

  • American Bar Association (Natural Resources, Energy and Environmental Law Section)
  • California Bar Association (Environmental Law Section)
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • Pacific Basin Consortium for Environment and Health, East-West Center, University of Hawaii (Counsel to the Board of Directors)
  • Chemical Industry Council of California
  • California Manufacturers and Technology Association

  • Honorable David V. Kenyon, U.S. District Court - Central District of California


  • Avvo Rated Top Lawyer 2022
  • Listed, Super Lawyers of Northern California, 2014-2018 (Environmental Law)
  • Member: Underwriters Laboratories Technical Panel 2904 (re Testing and Assessing Particle and Chemical Emissions from 3D Printers)
  • Selected through peer review for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© for Environmental Law, 2023-2024