October 12, 2015 (Walnut Creek, CA) – Miller Starr Regalia (MSR), a preeminent California real estate law firm for over 50 years, announced today that Ahva A. Aflatooni is joining the firm’s Walnut Creek headquarters as a litigation associate.
Aflatooni was a summer associate for MSR in 2014. She previously was a judicial extern in the Federal District Court for the Northern District of California.
“Ahva has shown the capacity to grasp complex issues and dedicate herself to the practice of law,” said Anthony M. Leones, Miller Starr Regalia managing shareholder. “Those are key attributes that we look for when we bring young lawyers into the firm.”
MSR’s Litigation Practice Group represents clients in a variety of matters related to business, real property, commercial, environmental, construction and insurance-related disputes involving land use, entitlements, redevelopment, eminent domain, construction, title insurance coverage and claims, complex disputes involving subdivision development, options, specific performance, easements, leases, tenant improvements, mixed-use projects, public projects, landlord-tenant disputes, environmental claims and the sale and disposition of property.
MSR is also known for its environmental litigation that includes land use, environmental compliance, the National Environmental Protection Act (NEPA), California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), Clean Water Act, water rights, toxic torts, endangered species and wetlands.
Aflatooni received her B.A., summa cum laude, from the University of California, Berkeley and her J.D. from the University of California, Davis School of Law and is a member of the Order of the Coif.