Team Members

Patrick G. Mitchell

Patrick G. Mitchell Patrick G. Mitchell’s practice focuses on mining, land use and environmental issues. His clients include many of the largest multinational and national mining companies in the world. He is recognized throughout California as the top mining attorney in the state. He has also worked on permitting some of the largest residential and […]

G. Braiden Chadwick

G. Braiden Chadwick Braiden’s clients include Fortune 500 companies with business interests in California, including commercial, residential, agricultural, and industrial businesses.  His representation regularly includes appearances before local, regional, state and federal administrative agencies in connection with use permits and other entitlements. He handles all aspects of environmental compliance under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) […]

Natalie P. Mitchell

Natalie P. Mitchell Natalie Mitchell assists clients throughout California on various development and conservation projects for private companies. She has specialized knowledge related to the preparation, entity designation, and tax deductibility of agricultural conservation easements. She has also worked on major aggregate mine permitting and compliance issues throughout the state. Natalie has worked on preparing […]

J. Scott Miller

J. Scott Miller Scott Miller helps clients navigate the complex and often bewildering landscape of regulatory compliance, administrative, real estate matters, including land use permitting, conservation easements, water rights applications, California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) compliance and litigation, Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA) compliance and litigation, inverse condemnation matters, and development agreements. Scott has worked […]

Haley R. Tangen

Haley R. Tangen Haley graduated from the University of California, Davis School of Law with a certificate in Public Service Law. During law school, she served as an Editor for the Business Law Journal, and as Treasurer for the Women’s Law Association. She received the Witkin Award for Academic Excellence in Legal Research and Writing. […]

Alexander R. Ames

Alexander R. Ames Alexander graduated with distinction from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law where he concentrated in water and environmental law. During law school, he externed at the Department of Toxic Substances Control, working on projects dealing with toxic waste management, and CEQA mitigation. Experience Researched and drafted memoranda on complex […]

Austin D. Turner

Austin D. Turner Before attending law school, Austin served in the U.S. Navy, completing an eight-month deployment on the U.S.S. Nimitz Aircraft carrier, and traveling around the world. Austin graduated from UC Davis School of law, King Hall, in 2021 with a concentration in environmental law. While in law school, he was the President of […]

Peter C. Jansen

Peter C. Jansen Peter graduated from the University of California, Davis School of Law with certificates in Environmental Law and Business Law. During law school, he served as Editor-in-Chief of Environs Journal, Symposium Co-Chair for the Environmental Law Society, and Vice President of Water Association of Law and Policy. While in law school, Peter interned […]

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