As a member of Wendel, Rosen’s land use and litigation practice groups, Robin handles state and federal civil litigation matters, with an emphasis on matters that relate to land use, natural resources, climate change, business disputes, and appellate advocacy. Robin has had extensive experience working on a broad range of issues, including disputes concerning land use permitting, public agency contracts, and the Brown Act “open meetings” law, as well as complex business matters involving real property, contracts, business tort claims and bankruptcy issues.
Her land use litigation and compliance work has included cases involving the California Environmental Quality Act (“CEQA”), the Subdivision Map Act, Section 404 permitting under the Clean Water Act, the public trust doctrine, the Endangered Species Act (including Section 7 consultations), and the National Environmental Policy Act (“NEPA”). She also has significant experience litigating disputes involving commercial loan documents, deeds of trust, title to real property (including state claims to historic tidelands), various business contracts, as well as trust and probate instruments. A particular focus of her practice is on appellate work in state and federal courts.