Land Use - Litigation

Once the entitlement process is complete, Miller Starr Regalia litigators are skilled in advocating for our clients’ interests in the event any aspect of the process or related environmental review is challenged in court.

  • CEQA
  • NEPA
  • General plans, specific plans, and zoning
  • Subdivision Map Act
  • Local government
  • Exactions, dedications, and fees
  • Initiatives and referenda
  • LAFCO/boundary changes
  • Special district formation (CFD, GHAD, CSA)
  • Vested rights
  • Water supply and other infrastructure
  • Density bonus
  • Prevailing wage
  • Natural resources
  • Eminent domain and takings
  • Mitigation Fee Act
  • Permit Streamlining Act
  • Public Records Act
  • Brown Act
  • Coastal Act

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September 16, 2021

Keep Out And Stay Out: The Cedar Point Decision And The Landowner’s Sine Qua Non Right To Exclude Others (Maybe Sometimes Even A Government Official)

The latest United States Supreme Court decision in the contested ground of Fifth Amendment takings law, Cedar Point Nursery v. Hassid, is yet another chapter in the long-standing argument regarding the distinction between “regulation” of the use of private property by its owner, and “physical invasion” or “appropriation” of property by the government. 

August 19, 2021

Miller Starr Regalia’s Wilson Wendt Named “Lawyer Of The Year” – Real Estate Law (Oakland) By Best Lawyers In America © Wendt And Nine Other MSR Attorneys Receive Best Lawyers Recognition

Miller Starr Regalia (MSR), a preeminent California real estate law firm for more than 50 years, is pleased to announce that Wilson Wendt, a land use shareholder, has been selected as “Lawyer of the Year” in Oakland Real Estate Law in The Best Lawyers in America 2022©.  In addition, Wendt and nine other MSR attorneys were selected for inclusion in the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©. Six MSR attorneys have been recognized for at least 10 years.