Areas of Practice

CEQA/NEPA
Land Use
Environmental Toxics Compliance

Andrea M. Abergel
Attorney

Andrea M. Abergel

Andrea has a diverse background in environmental law and provides clients with assistance on a variety of environmental and regulatory matters. Drawing from her technical and legal experience, Andrea works on land use permitting, administrative approvals, litigation, and regulatory compliance. Andrea has worked with a variety of clients on complex issues involving the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), California land use and water laws, and California hazardous waste laws. Andrea graduated from King Hall and received her Environmental Law Certificate and Public Service Certificate.

Experience

Represented and advised business and industry clients on environmental litigation and regulatory compliance matters;

Researched and practiced in hazardous waste handling, hazardous materials business plan compliance, environmental compliance, environmental due diligence, and regulatory and administrative enforcement defense and litigation;

Prepared responses to notices of violations following Certified Unified Program Agency investigations;

Researched and wrote legal memoranda on issues of toxic substance management compliance;

Reviewed environmental prosecution offenses in rural California counties;

Researched California fish and game, land use, and water discharge regulations for prosecution cases; and

Assisted in preparing notices of violation for federal hazardous materials transportation violations.

Education

University of California, Davis School of Law (J.D. 2016)

University of California, Davis (B.A. 2012)

Memberships

Sacramento County Bar Association, Environmental Law Section, Member

Bar Admissions

California, 2016