Water Rights

Consulting Attorneys who work with Water Rights

Attorney List

The firms listed have indicated that they preform services in the area of California water law or water rights consulting. The Division of Water Rights does not recommend or endorse any firm or consultant. Update request should be sent to DWR@Waterboards.ca.gov with the subject “Marked Attorney List Change”.

ATTORNEYS PHONE/FAX CONTACTS/WEB

Abbott & Kindermann, LLP
2100 21st Street
Sacramento, CA 95818

P: (916) 456-9595
F: (916) 456-9599

Diane Kindermann
Website: http://www.aklandlaw.com/
Blog: http://blog.aklandlaw.com/

Albietz Law Firm
1676 Solano Ave. Berkeley, CA 94707

P: (510) 527-4529
F: (888) 492-7232

Judith Albietz

Alvarez-Glasman & Colvin
600 Bicentennial Way, Suite 300
Santa Rosa, CA 95403

P: (707) 542-4833
F: (707) 542-4839

Matthew M. Gorman
Website: www.agclawfirm.com

Baker, Manock & Jensen Fig Garden Financial Center
5260 North Palm Avenue, Ste 421
Fresno, CA 93704

P: (559) 432-5400
F: (559) 432-5620

Website: https://www.bakermanock.com
Bartkiewicz, Kronick & Shanahan
1011 22nd Street,
Sacramento CA 95816-4907
P: (916) 446-4254
F: (916) 446-4018

Ryan Bezerra
Jennifer Buckman
Andrew Ramos
Website: http://www.bkslawfirm.com

Best, Best and Krieger
3750 University Avenue
Ste. 400 Mission Square
Riverside, CA 92506

P: (909) 686-1450

F: (909) 682-4612

Art Littleworth
Greg Wilkinson
Eric L. Garner

Best, Best and Krieger
500 Capitol Mall
Ste. 1700
Sacramento, CA 95814-4740

P: (916) 551-2845
F: (916) 325-4010

Rob Sawyer

Best, Best and Krieger
655 W. Broadway, Fl. 15
San Diego, CA 92101

P: (619) 525-1300
F: (619) 233-6118

Sophie Akins

Bingham McCutchen
133 N. California Blvd., Ste 210
Walnut Creek, Ca 94596

P: (925) 937-8000
F: (925) 975-5390

Marie Cooper

Bold, Frederick Jr.
1201 California Street
San Francisco, CA 94109

P: (415) 474-2206
F: (916) 775-4038

Fred Bold, Jr.

Bold, Polisner, Maddow, Nelson & Judson
500 Ygnacio Valley Road, Ste 325
Walnut Creek, CA 94596

P: (925) 933-7777
F: (925) 933-7804

Robert B. Maddow
Carl P. A. Nelson

Borton Petrini, LLP
5060 California Avenue, Suite 700
Bakersfield, CA 93309

P: (661) 322-3051
F: (661) 322-4628

Calvine R. Stead

Braun Gosling, A Law Corporation
1620 Mill Rock Way, Suite 400
Bakersfield, CA 93311

P: (661) 663-8300
F: (661) 663-8388

Douglas A. Gosling, Esq. dgosling@braungosling.com
April Erndt, Legal Secretary to Douglas A. Gosling aerndt@braungosling.com

Brewer, Patridge, Gerlomes & Herrick
2509 West March Lane, Ste 200
Stockton, CA 95267

P: (209) 474-2509
F: (209) 474-9701

 

Brown, Mia S. Attorney at Law
P.O. Box 523
Lockeford, CA 95237

P: (209) 481-1548

Mia S. Brown

Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP
1415 L Street, Suite 800
Sacramento, CA 95814-3964

P: (916) 594-9710
(916) 594-9711
F: (916) 205-5758

Gil Castro

Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP
1020 State Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101

P: (805) 963-7000
F: (805) 965-4333

Jena Shoaf Acos
Mack Carlson
Jessica Diaz
Stephanie Osler Hastings
Bradley Herrema
Gary Kvistad
Russell McGlothlin
Susan Petrovich
Robert Saperstein
Scott Slater
Amy Steinfeld

Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP
225 Broadway, Suite 1670
San Diego, CA 92101

P: (619)-702-6100
F: (619)-239-4333

Chris Frahm
Ryan Waterman

Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP
2049 Century Park East, Suite 3550
Los Angeles, CA 90067

P: (310) 500-4600
F: (310) 500-4602

Bradley Herrema
Christopher Guillen
Brooke Wangsgard

Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP
300 South El Camino Real, Suite 203
San Clemente, CA 92672

P: (949) 498-3879
F: (949) 498-6197

Kenneth Khachigian

Brunick, Alvarez & Battersby
1839 Commerce Center West
San Bernardino, CA 92412

P: (909) 889-8901

William J. Brunick
James W. Anderson

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney LLP
600 West Broadway, Suite 1100
San Diego, CA 92101-3387

P: (619) 239-8700
F: (619) 702-3898

Kimberly Arouh
Website: www.bipc.com

Caufield & James LLP
2851 Camino Del Rio South, Suite 410
San Diego, CA 92108

P: (619) 325-0441
F: (619) 325-0231

Jeffery Caufield

Caufield & James LLP
633 West 5th Street, Suite 2800
Los Angeles, CA 90071

P: (213) 674-6862
F: (213) 402-2871

Jeffery Caufield

Covington & Crowe, LLP
1131 West Sixth Street, Ste 300
Ontario, CA 91762

P: (909) 983-9393
F: (909) 391-6762

Robert Dougherty

De Lay & Laredo
606 Forest Avenue
Pacific Grove, CA 93950

P: (831) 646-1502
F: (831) 646-0377

David C. Laredo
Fran Farina
Heidi A. Quinn

Dickenson, Peatman & Fogarty
1455 First Street, Ste 301
Napa, CA 94559

P: (707) 252-7122
F: (707) 255-6876

Peter Kiel pkiel@dpf-law.com www.dpf-law.com

Diepenbrock Harrison
400 Capitol Mall, Ste 1800
Sacramento, CA 95814

P: (916) 492-5000
F: (916) 446-4535

 

Downey Brand LLP
333 Bush Street, Suite 1400
San Francisco, CA 94104

P: (415) 848-4830
F: (415) 848-4801

Christian Marsh

Downey, Brand LLP
621 Capitol Mall, Fl 18
Sacramento, CA 95814

P: (916) 520-5350
F: (916) 520-5859

Kevin O’Brien
David R.E. Aladjem
Scott Shapiro
Andrea Clark
Meredith Nikkel

Duane Morris LLP
11149 Brockway Road, Suite 100
Truckee, CA 96161-2213

P: (530) 550-2050
F: (530) 550-8619

John E. Fagan jefagan@duanemorris.com D: (530) 550-2055

Duane Morris LLP Spear Tower
One Market Plaza, Suite 2200
San Francisco, CA 94105-1127

P: (415) 957-3000
F: (415) 520-3001

Thomas M. Berliner tmberliner@duanemorris.com D: (415) 957-3333
Colin L. Pearce
clpearce@duanemorris.com D: (415) 957-3015
Jolie-Anne S. Ansley jsansley@duanemorris.com D: (415) 957-3320
Website: www.duanemorris.com

Duane Morris LLP
100 North City Pkwy., Suite 1560
Las Vegas, NV 89106-4617

P: (702)868-2600
F: (702)385-6862

Dominica C. Anderson dcanderson@duanemorris.com D: (415) 957-3179

Duane Morris LLP
865 S. Figueroa St., Suite 2900
San Diego, CA 92101-4681

P: (213) 689-7400
F: (213) 689-7401

Cyndie M. Chang cmchang@duanemorris.com D: (213) 689-7432

Duane Morris LLP
750 B Street, Suite 3100
Los Angeles, CA 90017-5450

P: (619) 744-2200
F: (619) 744-2201

Edward Cramp emcramp@duanemorris.com D: (619) 744-2223

Duane Morris LLP
505 9th St. NW., Suite1000
Washington DC 20004-2166

P: (202) 776-7800
F: (202) 776-7801

Patrick D. McPherson pdmcpherson@duanemorris.com D: (202) 776-5214

Ellison, Schneider & Harris L.L.P
2600 Capitol Avenue, Suite 400
Sacramento, CA 95816-5905

P: (916) 447-2166
F: (916) 447-3512

Robert E. Donlan
Chris M. Sanders
Elizabeth P. Ewens
Kathryn C. Cotter
Shane E. Conway
Website: www.eslawfirm.com

Farella, Braun + Martel, LLP
235 Montgomery Street
San Francisco, CA 94104

P: (415) 954-4400
F: (415) 954-4480

Skip Spaulding Julie Grey
Liz Kirkwood
David Lazerwitz
Scott Sellwood
Ladd Cahoon

Felger & Associates
726 West Barstow Avenue, Ste 106
Fresno, CA 93704

P: (559) 447-9650
F: (559) 447-9675

Warren P. Felger
Jennifer D. Reisz

Fitzgerald, Abbott & Beardsley, LLP
1221 Broadway, 21st
Floor Oakland, CA 94612

P: (510) 451-3300
F: (510) 451-1527

Barry Epstein

Gallery & Barton
A Professional Corporation
1112 I Street, Ste 240
Sacramento, CA 95814

P: (916) 444-2880
F: (916) 444-6915

Daniel F. Gallery Jesse W. Barton

Griffith, & Masuda
517 E. Olive Street
Turlock, CA 95380

P: (209) 667-5501
C: (831) 582-2958
F: (209) 667-8176

Roger K. Masuda
Sara J. Lima
James Koontz
Galileo Morales

Hanson Bridgett LLP
425 Market Street, 26th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105

P: (415) 995-5001
F: (415) 995-3566

Michael J. Van Zandt
Nathan A. Metcalf
Sophia B. Belloli

Heaslett, David J. Attorney at Law
P.O. Box 20156 Graeagle, CA 96103

P: (530) 836-4625
F: (530) 836-4212

 

Herum Crabtree Brown
2291 West March Lane, Ste B100
Stockton, CA 95207

P: (209) 472-7700
F: (209) 472-7986
P: (209) 525-8444
F: (209) 525-8484

Jeanne M. Zolezzi, Esq.
Karna E. Harrigfeld

Holland, David E.,
Law offices of David E. Holland
5588 North palm Avenue, Suite 24
Fresno, CA 93704

P: 559-260-2382

dholland@irrigationlaw.com

Holland & Knight LLP
400 S. Hope St, 8th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90071

P: (213) 896-2400
F: (213) 896-2450

Wes Strickland
Website: www.hklaw.com

Hoslett, Al Warren
311 E. Main Street
Stockton, CA 95202

P: (209) 943-5551
F: (209) 943-0251

Al Hoslett

Hunter/Ruiz
1017 L Street, #599
Sacramento, CA 95814

P: (916) 552-6700

Darlene Ruiz

Jackson, DeMarco & Peckenpaugh
2030 Main Street, Ste 1200
Irvine, CA 92614

P: (949) 752-8585
F: (949) 752-0597

Michele Staples
Website: www.jdplaw.com

Jackson, Michael - Law Offices of
P.O. Box 207 Quincy, CA 95971

P: (530) 283-1007

 

Jones & Dyer
3031 F Street, Suite 101,
Sacramento, CA 95816

P: (916) 552-5959

Gregory Dyer gdyer@jonesdyer.com
Marshall Gill mgill@jonesdyer.com
https://www.jonesdyer.com/

Kronick, Moskovitz, Tiedemann & Girard
400 Capitol Mall, 27th Floor
Sacramento, CA 95814-3363

P: (916) 321-4500
F: (916) 321-4555

Carissa M. Beecham
Jenifer Gee
Rebecca L. Harms
Kaitlin S. Harr
Scott A. Morris
Daniel J. O’Hanlon
Stanley C. Powell
Holly A. Roberson
Eric N. Robinson
Website: https://kmtg.com/practices/water-law/

Lagerlof, Senecal, Gosney & Kruse, LLP
301 N. Lake Ave., Suite 1000
Pasadena, CA 91101

P: (626) 793-9400
F: (626) 793-5900

Thomas S. Bunn III

Lennihan Law
1661 Garden Highway, Suite 102
Sacramento, CA 95833

P: (916) 646-4460
F: (916) 646-4463
C: (916) 799-4460

Martha H. Lennihan

Luce, Forward, Hamilton & Scripps, LLP
600 West Broadway
San Diego, CA 92101

P: (619) 236-1414
F: (619) 232-8311

Chales L. Hellerich
Steve W. Wall
Douglas Evertz

Mannon, King & Johnson
200 N. School Street, Suite 304
P.O. Box 419
Ukiah, CA 95482

P: (707) 468-9151
F: (707) 468-0284

Stephen F. Johnson
Website: www.mkjlex.com

Mason, Robbins, Gnass & Browning
700 Loughborough Drive, Ste D
P.O. Box 2067
Merced, CA 95344-0067

P: (209) 383-9334
F: (209) 383-9386

Arthur F. Godwin

Matthew Emrick – Law Offices of
3881 Scenic Court
El Dorado Hills, CA 95762

 

Matthew Emrick
Website: www.mlelaw.com

McCormick, Kidman, & Behrens, LLP
650 Town Center Drive, Ste 100
Costa Mesa, CA 92626

P: (714) 755-3100
F: (714) 755-3110

Art Kidman
Russ Behrens

McCutcheon, Doyle, Brown & Enersen
3 Embarcadero Center
San Francisco, CA 94111

P: (415) 393-2000
F: (916) 393-2286

David Moser
Marie Cooper

McDonough, Holland & Allen
555 Capitol Mall, Ste 950
Sacramento, CA 95814

P: (916) 444-3900
F: (916) 325-5844

 

McMurtrey, Hartsock, and Worth
2001 22nd Street, Suite 100
Bakersfield, CA 93301

P: (661) 322-4417

Dan Raytis dan@mcmurtreyhartsock.com

Mennemeier, Glassman & Stroud LLP
980 9th Street, Ste 1700
Sacramento, CA 95814

P: (916) 553-4000
F: (916) 553-4011

Nancy Saracino

Meyers Nave
555 12th Street, Suite 1500
Oakland, CA 94606

P: (510) 808-2000
F: (510) 444-1108

Dawn McIntosh
Greg Newmark
Sabrina Wolfson

Meyers Nave
555 Capitol Mall, Suite 1200
Sacramento, CA 95814

P: (916) 556-1531
F: (916) 556-1516

Dawn McIntosh
Greg Newmark
Sabrina Wolfson

Meyers Nave
333 S. Grand, Suite 1670
Los Angeles, CA 90071

P: (213) 626-2906
F: (213) 626-0215

Dawn McIntosh
Greg Newmark
Sabrina Wolfson

Michael N. Nordstrom Attorney at Law
222 West Lacey Blvd.
Hanford, CA 93230

P: (559) 584-3131
F: (559) 584-3132

Michael Nordstrom

Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCoy
601 S. Figueroa Street, 30th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90017

P: (213) 892-4000

 

Minasian, Spruance, Baber, Meith, Soares & Sexton, LLP
1681 Bird Street
Oroville, CA 95965-1679

P: (530) 533-2885
F: (530) 533-0197

Paul Minasian
Michael Sexton
Bill Baber
Jeff Meith
Matt Emerick

Mooney, Donald B. Law Office of
129 C Street, Ste 2
Davis, CA 95616

P: (530) 758-2377
F: (530) 758-7169

Donald B. Mooney

Morrison & Foerster
101 Ygnacio Valley Road, Ste. 450
Walnut Creek, CA 94596

P: (925) 295-3300
F: (925) 946-9912

R. Clark Morrison
Daniel P. Doporto

Neumiller & Beardslee
509 W. Weber Avenue, 5th Floor
Stockton, CA 95201-3020

P: (209) 948-8200
F: (209) 948-4910

Thomas J. Shepard
DeeAnne Gillick

Nossaman, Guthner, Knox & Elliott LLP
445 South Figueroa Street, 31st Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90071-1602

P: (213) 612-7800
F: (213) 612-7801

Alfred Smith
Fred Fudacz

O'Laughlin & Paris
P.O. Box 9259
Chico, CA 95927-9259

P: (530) 899-9755
F: (530) 899-1367

Tim O'Laughlin
William C. Paris, III

Parks and Solar LLP
501 West Broadway
Suite 1540
San Diego, CA 92101

P: (619)-501-2700
F: (619)-501-2300

Robert J. Parks
Keith R. Solar
Website: 
www.parksandsolar.com

Peltzer & Richardson LC
100 Willow Plaza, Suite 309
Visalia, CA 93291

P: (559) 372-2400
F: (559) 553-6221

Alex Peltzer
Ken Richardson
James Koontz

Price, Postell & Parma
200 East Carrillo St., 4th Floor
Santa Barbara, CA 93101

P: (805) 962-0011
F: (805) 965-3978

Chip Wullbrandt

Richards, Watson & Gershon
355 South Grand Avenue, 40th Floor Circle
Los Angeles, CA 90071-3101

P: (213) 626-8484
F: (213) 626-0078

James L. Markman
Steven R. Orr
B. Tilden Kim

Richards, Watson & Gershon
44 Montgomery Street, Ste 3800
San Francisco, CA 94104-4811

P: (213) 626-8484
F: (213) 626-0078

James L. Markman
Steven R. Orr
B. Tilden Kim

Richards, Watson & Gershon 1 Civic Center Circle
P.O. Box 1059
Brea, CA 92822-1059

P: (213) 626-8484
F: (213) 626-0078

James L. Markman
Steven R. Orr
B. Tilden Kim

Rutan & Tucker, LLP
611 Anton Boulevard,14th Floor
Costa Mesa, CA 92626

 

P:(714) 338-1882

Jeremy N. Jungreis: bio at https://www.rutan.com/attorneys/jeremy-jungreis/
Joel Kuperberg: bio at http://www.rutan.com/attorneys/joel-kuperberg/
David Cosgrove: bio at
https://www.rutan.com/attorneys/david-Cosgrove/

Sawyers, Gary W. Sawyers & Holland, LLP
652 W. Cromwell Avenue, Suite 101
Fresno, CA 93711

P: (559) 438-5656
F: (559) 438-1781

Gary W. Sawyers

Scheuring, Chris Attorney at Law
216 F Street, #20
Davis, CA 95616

P: (530) 400-1072

Chris Scheuring

Schroeder Law Offices, PC
1915 NE Cesar E Chavez Blvd.
Portland, Oregon 97212

P: (503) 281-4100
F: (877) 600-4971

Contact Person:
Sarah Liljefelt
Website:
https://www.water-law.com/ 
Email:
counsel@water-law.com
Blog:
https://www.water-law.com/blog/

Schroeder Law Offices, PC
10615 Double R Blvd., Ste. 100
Reno, NV 89521

P: (775) 786-8800

F: (877) 600-4971

Contact Person:
Sarah Liljefelt
Website:
https://www.water-law.com/ 
Email:
counsel@water-law.com
Blog:
https://www.water-law.com/blog/

Soluri Meserve, A Law Corporation
1010 F Street, Suite 100
Sacramento, CA 95814

P: (916) 455-7300
F: (916) 244-7300

Osha R. Meserve Patrick M. Soluri

Somach, Simmons & Dunn
500 Capitol Mall, Suite 1000
Sacramento, CA 95814

P: (916) 446-7979
F: (916) 446-8199

Stuart L. Somach
Sandra Dunn
Andrew M. Hitghings
Nicholas A. Jacobs
Daniel J. Kelly

Spaletta Law PC
P.O. Box 2660
Lodi, CA 95241

P: (209) 224-5568
F: (209) 224-5589
C: (209) 327-1437

Jennifer L. Spaletta
Diana Martin

Spears, Scott L - Law Offices of
901 Harrison Street
Hopland, CA 95449

P: (707) 744-1976
F: (707) 744-1977

L. Scott Spears, JD, MBA

Stoel Rives LLP in Sacramento
500 Capitol Mall, Suite 1600
Sacramento, CA 95814

P: (916) 447-0700
F: (916) 447-4781

David Filippi
Website: www.stoel.com

The Arnold Law Practice
225 Bush Street, 16th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94104

P: (415) 439-8831
F: (925) 284-1387

James R. Arnold
Website: www.arnoldlp.com

The Water Group, Water Law and Advocacy
3600 American River Dr., Ste. 260
Sacramento, CA 95864

P: (916)834-9199
F: (916)669-9358

Gwyn-Mohr Tully

Tom Hicks Attorney at Law
35 Temescal Terrace
San Francisco, CA 94118

P: (415) 309-2098

Tom Hicks
Website: www.tomhickslaw.com

Water and Power Law Group, PC
2140 Shattuck Ave., Ste. 801
Berkeley, CA 94704-1229

P: (510) 296-5588
F: (866)407-8073

Richard Roos-Collins
Julie Gantenbein
Paul Stanton Kibel
Website: www.waterpowerlaw.com

Weintraub, Genshlea and Sproul
400 Capitol Mall, 11th Floor
Sacramento, CA 95814

P: (916) 558-6045
F: (916) 446-1611

Jennifer Jacobsen

Weston, Benhoof, Rochefort, Rubalcava, MacCuish, LLP
333 South Hope Street, 16th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90071

P: (213) 576-1000
F: (213) 576-1100

Edward J. Casey
Peter E. Garcia
Website: www.wbcounsel.com

Wooldridge, Young LLP
1800 30th Street, 4th Floor
Bakersfield, CA 93301

P: (661) 327-9661
F: (661) 327-0720

Ernest Conant S
cott Kuney,
Steve Torigiani
Norman Morrison