Coblentz Patch Duffy & Bass LLP is pleased to announce that Jeff Dodd has joined the firm as an associate in its Wine Country office. Jeff was previously with Dickenson Peatman & Fogarty.
Jeff is a land use and environmental law attorney. He assists entrepreneurs, small business owners, farmers, and non-profit entities seeking to own, develop, and add value to real property. He helps his clients understand the regulatory and political issues associated with their projects and implement strategies to achieve their goals in a timely and efficient manner.
“Jeff is an impressive, highly respected lawyer who brings significant local experience and relationships to the firm,” said Brandi Brown, head of Coblentz’s Wine Country office. Scott Greenwood-Meinert, who joined the firm in October, said, “Jeff will be a great addition as we continue to build our Napa team to serve our Wine Country clients, particularly in the land use and environmental areas. We are delighted to welcome Jeff to Coblentz.”
“I’m thrilled to join the high-level group of attorneys at Coblentz and I’m even more thrilled that Coblentz is harnessing their resources in the North Bay,” said Dodd. ” The firm does more than just provide first-class legal counsel to their clients, they invest and give back to the communities where they serve and I am excited to be a part of that.”
A Napa Valley native, Jeff serves on the Board of Directors of Connolly Ranch Education Center, a program connecting children to nature through farm-based education, and Community Health Initiative, which is dedicated to achieving 100% healthcare coverage for all Napa County residents regardless of income or age. He also represented the City of Napa on the Napa County Park and Open Space District Advisory Committee and served as an alternate to Napa County’s Agricultural Protection Advisory Committee. While in law school, Jeff served as an extern for Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye of the California Supreme Court.
Coblentz’s full-service Wine Country office serves the needs of clients across the spectrum including wineries, the food and beverage industry, real estate development and hospitality/resort companies, and family wealth clients. Coblentz’s Wine Country office is located on the Riverfront at 700 Main Street, Suite 210, Napa CA 94559.
About Coblentz Patch Duffy & Bass LLP
Coblentz Patch Duffy & Bass LLP, headquartered in San Francisco, is a premier provider of innovative, results-oriented legal services, specializing in real estate, litigation, business, intellectual property, employment, tax and family wealth. Law360 named Coblentz a California Powerhouse firm in 2017. The National Law Journal named Coblentz to its 2016 Midsize Hot List, the fourth year the firm has made this prestigious nation-wide list. U.S. News & World Report recognizes Coblentz as one of the nation’s top law firms in the Best Law Firm list, with national rankings in 13 practice areas and six prestigious “Tier 1” rankings in the highly competitive San Francisco law firm category. For more information:http://www.coblentzlaw.com.