Gabriel J. Padilla is an experienced environmental lawyer who litigates sophisticated, high-stakes environmental matters. He has a comprehensive understanding of the complex environmental laws and regulations that impact businesses and works closely with clients to develop innovative and cost-effective legal strategies.
He has practiced environmental law since 2003, and prior to that time he studied environmental sciences and worked in the science field. He has represented Fortune 100 companies in cost recovery actions under CERCLA and RCRA, defended agency and enforcement actions, advised and defended clients in Proposition 65 matters, and defended corporate clients and municipalities in defense of consumer class actions, products liability, contract disputes, and environmental litigation matters.
|Of Counsel||Bick Law LLP||2016 - Present|
|Umberg Zipser LLP Blog||“House Passes Controversial California Emergency Drought Relief Act"||2014|
|Environmental Liability, Enforcement & Penalties Reporter, Vol. 18||“D.C. Circuit Holds Corps’ Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Seeking Public Input Defining ‘Waters of the United States’ Did Not Reopen Rule for Challenge"||2008|
|Environmental Liability, Enforcement & Penalties Reporter, Vol. 18||“Ninth Circuit Holds Diminution of Property Value Due to Contamination Does Not Invoke a Duty to Indemnify or Constitute Damages Under General Insurance Policy"||2008|
|Environmental Liability, Enforcement & Penalties Reporter, Vol. 18||“California’s Governor and Attorney General Sue EPA for Delaying Action on Requested Waiver of Preemption Regarding Vehicle Emissions Standards"||2007|
|Loyola Law School, Loyola Marymount University||J.D.||2003|
|University of California at Los Angeles School of Law||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1995|
|Arnold & Porter LLP’s Minority Attorney Summit, Washington D.C.||“Legal Developments in the Obama Era: Consumer Protection and Consumer Class Actions"||2010|
|Arnold & Porter LLP, Los Angeles, CA||“Class Action Certification Standards: The New Paradigm and its Application"||2010|
|2008 California State Bar Annual Meeting||“How to Make Your Law Practice Green"||2008|
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