A Latham environmental team advising the Newhall Ranch community is honored as Attorneys of the Year for innovative work in advancing one of the largest master-planned communities ever proposed in California.
Mr. Mihlsten has substantial experience in real estate, regulatory, and legislative issues at the local, state, and federal level. His work often includes real estate projects and transactions, including securing regulatory approvals for large scale development projects. In addition, Mr. Mihlsten has broad experience in complex regulatory and legislative issues.
Mr. Mihlsten’s work includes securing approvals for complex development projects, navigating environmental clearances pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act and the National Environmental Policy Act, and coordinating policy issues and legislative changes addressing issues affecting development and industry. Mr. Mihlsten has extensive experience in coordinating large teams in connection with these projects including architects, engineers, environmental scientists, community relations and communications specialists, and media relations experts. Mr. Mihlsten also works with many community and business leaders, representatives of organized labor, and elected officials in connection with many of these projects and issues.
Projects on which he has advised include studios, resorts, office complexes, mixed use projects, hospitals, high-rise condominium projects, shopping centers, oil fields, refineries, residential projects, and sports facilities. Mr. Mihlsten has served on a number of task forces dealing with issues such as housing policies, transportation policies, permit streamlining, and environmental review processes.