Join us on January 18th for a presentation from Miller Starr Regalia Of Counsel Ken Stahl on the legal logistics of using the Builder's Remedy to develop housing in Los Angeles.
Kenneth Stahl is Of Counsel in Miller Starr Regalia’s Newport Beach office. He specializes in land use, zoning, and local government law, including the California Environmental Quality Act, the Housing Accountability Act, the state density bonus law, accessory dwelling units, and many other areas. His practice is focused on ensuring that cities comply with state law when making land use decisions. Ken is a Professor of Law and Director of the Environmental, Land Use and Real Estate Law program at Chapman University Fowler School of Law. Prior to joining the faculty at Chapman, Ken was an Assistant United States Attorney in the Eastern District of New York, where he litigated cases involving the federal Superfund statute and other federal laws. Ken also worked for the United States Department of Justice in Washington, D.C., and for the law firm of Arnold & Porter.
Ken is a graduate of the University of Michigan and Yale Law School. He has published many articles on the subjects of land use and local government law in journals including The University of Pennsylvania Law Review, George Washington Law Review, Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review, and others. His recent book Local Citizenship in a Global Age (Cambridge University Press 2020) chronicles how globalization has caused cities and nation-states to clash over the meaning of citizenship.
J.D., Yale Law School (2000)
B.A., University of Michigan (1997)
Home Rule and State Preemption of Local Land Use Control, The Urban Lawyer (forthcoming 2020)
Incorporating Transportation Topics into the Land Use Curriculum, Iowa Law Review (forthcoming 2021)
"Yes in My Backyard:" Can a New Pro-Housing Movement Overcome the Power of NIMBYs? 41 ZONING & PLANNING LAW REPORT 3 (March 2018)
Local Government, One Person/One Vote, and the Jewish Question, 49 HARVARD CIVIL RIGHTS-CIVIL LIBERTIES LAW REVIEW 1 (2014). Selected for presentation at 2012 Harvard/Yale/Stanford Junior Faculty Forum.
Speeches & Presentations
“Applying the Builders Remedy,” Abundant Housing LA, January 18, 2023
“Applying the Builder's Remedy in Orange County,” presented by PEOPLE FOR HOUSING - OC YIMBY, Virtual, December 6, 2022
District Court for the District of Columbia
Second Circuit Court of Appeals
Miller Starr Regalia Of Counsel Ken Stahl to speak at “Applying the Builder's Remedy in Orange County” presented by the PEOPLE FOR HOUSING - OC YIMBY group at 12 noon on Tuesday, December 6, 2022.
Professor Kenneth Stahl Of Chapman’s Fowler School Of Law Joins Miller Starr Regalia As Of Counsel In Newport Beach
Miller Starr Regalia (MSR), a preeminent California real estate law firm for more than 50 years, announced today that Kenneth Stahl is joining the firm's Newport Beach office as of counsel in the Land Use Department.