Winston Stromberg, a land use and environmental partner, advises major real estate, energy, and infrastructure project developers on land use entitlements, environmental approvals, and related litigation.
Mr. Stromberg advises clients in a wide range of industries on a broad spectrum of projects in California, including:
- Desalination plants and water infrastructure facilities
- Film/TV studios and theme parks
- Master-planned communities
- Mixed-use and multi-family projects
- Office and commercial projects
- Energy and other industrial projects
- Private schools
- Senior-living facilities
Mr. Stromberg’s cross-disciplinary approach helps clients through the complete life cycle of a project, from initial concept and diligence to obtaining land use entitlements and environmental approvals from local, state, and federal agencies. As an experienced litigator, he has successfully defended and prosecuted numerous land use and environmental disputes in trial and appellate courts. He leverages the real estate component of his practice to draft and negotiate agreements to successfully implement projects.
Mr. Stromberg draws on regulatory experience and proficiency to help clients successfully navigate key local, state, and federal land use and environmental laws, including:
- California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA)
- California Coastal Act
- California Subdivision Map Act
- National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)
- Local planning and zoning laws
- Air and water quality laws
- Historic preservation laws
- Contaminated property laws
- Endangered species laws
- Public utility laws
- California’s Proposition 65
He serves on the boards of the LA Neighborhood Land Trust and the Valley Industry & Commerce Association, and on the Executive Committee of the LA County Bar Association’s Environmental Law section. He regularly writes and speaks on land use, environmental, and regulatory topics.