Cullen Tyndall is an associate in the San Diego office of Latham & Watkins.

Cullen Tyndall assists clients on matters involving project siting and approvals, compliance with environmental and land use regulations, and challenges to associated permits and entitlements.

Mr. Tyndall advises clients in connection with:

  • Permitting major real estate, mixed-use, and utility projects
  • Administrative proceedings before local and state agencies, such as the California Coastal Commission and various municipal bodies
  • Compliance with state and local land use and environmental laws, including:
    • California Environmental Quality Act
    • California Coastal Act
    • California Housing Accountability Act
    • California State Density Bonus Law
    • California Surplus Land Act
    • California Subdivision Map Act
    • California Quimby Act
    • Local planning and zoning laws and development incentives
    • Local historic preservation laws

During law school at the University of Chicago, Mr. Tyndall provided legal assistance and support for nonprofit, community-based affordable housing developers and housing cooperatives.

Bar Qualification

  • California


  • JD, University of Chicago Law School
    with honors
  • BA in History, Duke University
    summa cum laude

Languages Spoken

  • English