Diego Enrique Flores

San Diego
  • 12670 High Bluff Drive
  • San Diego, CA 92130
  • USA

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

Mr. Flores assists clients on matters involving compliance with and challenges under federal, state, and local environmental and land-use regulations, including CEQA, NEPA, CERCLA, and the Coastal Act.

Mr. Flores’ practice focuses on utility infrastructure, residential and commercial development, contaminated properties, and actions before agencies such as the Bureau of Land Management, California Public Utilities Commission, California Coastal Commission, and various municipal and local agencies. Mr. Flores’ pro bono work includes veterans’ advocacy work with the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), and was recognized by the ACLU with an Immigrant Justice Award in 2018.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Flores served as a judicial intern for Judge Barry Ted Moskowitz of the US District Court for the Southern District of California. While in law school, Mr. Flores was an articles editor for the Virginia Environmental Law Journal and a Dillard Fellow with the Legal Research and Writing program.

Thought Leadership
  • Co-Author, “California Legislature Eyes 100% Clean Energy Target,” Latham’s Clean Energy Law Report, July 2018
  • Co-Author, “California Court of Appeal: Statewide Emissions Goals May Inform Mitigation Measures,” Latham’s Clean Energy Law Report, July 2018
  • Co-Author, “CEQ Seeks Input on Potential Revisions to NEPA Regulations,” Latham’s Clean Energy Law Report, June 2018
  • Co-Author, “California Court of Appeal: Challenges to Water Supply Assessments Appropriate After EIR Certification,” Latham’s Environment, Land & Resources Blog, April 2018
Notice: We appreciate your interest in Latham & Watkins. If your inquiry relates to a legal matter and you are not already a current client of the firm, please do not transmit any confidential information to us. Before taking on a representation, we must determine whether we are in a position to assist you and agree on the terms and conditions of engagement with you. Until we have completed such steps, we will not be deemed to have a lawyer-client relationship with you, and will have no duty to keep confidential the information we receive from you. Thank you for your understanding.