LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Sohagi Law Group, which assists cities, counties, and other public agencies in navigating the legal complexities of land use, California Environmental Quality Act and the National Environmental Policy Act, has been recognized by the Daily Journal as one of California's leading boutique law firms for 2019.
The Sohagi Law Group was featured in a special supplement that noted the firm's work representing public agencies in high-profile, controversial projects at both the transactional and litigation stages. The Daily Journal’s Top Boutiques supplement asserts that Managing Partner Margaret Sohagi “…and her colleagues are experts in fields from aviation and land use to the Coastal Act and public trust doctrine to California Environmental Quality Act issues.”
In the feature, Sohagi commented on an emerging trend that touches almost everything the firm does. "The overarching theme in our cases today, the number one issue right now, is greenhouse gases and climate change and how they affect the major projects we are involved in,” said Sohagi. Her clients include the City of Los Angles, Los Angeles World Airports and Los Angeles International Airport where the firm serves as outside environmental and land use counsel on the current multi-million-dollar renovation of LAX known as the Landside Access Modernization Program.
Earlier this year, The Sohagi Law Group was featured by the Daily Journal in a piece by Glenn Jeffers highlighting the unique collaborative approach to public agency CEQA and Land Use legal support in the boutique law firm. Also in 2019, Managing Partner Margaret Sohagi was recognized for her accomplishments as a leading attorney within the Los Angeles business community and selected as a nominee for the Los Angeles Business Journal’s Leaders in Law Awards.
The Sohagi Law Group handles complex transactional and litigation matters for public agencies, including cities, counties, townships, state agencies, special districts, commissions and authorities. Its attorneys draw upon their extensive expertise in all areas of environmental and land use law to advise clients how to navigate existing laws and regulations and keep them up to date on emerging environmental issues such as climate change and greenhouse gas regulation.