January 4, 2022 (Walnut Creek, CA) – Miller Starr Regalia (MSR), a preeminent California real estate and land use law firm for more than 50 years, announced today that Travis Brooks has been elevated to shareholder in the firm’s Land Use Department. Brooks joined MSR as an associate in 2018 in the firm’s Walnut Creek headquarters.
Brooks represents private and public entity clients in a wide range of land use and California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) compliance matters throughout the state of California, and is a frequent speaker on these topics.
“Travis has distinguished himself in one of our marquee practices, with a keen understanding of California’s myriad land use laws and an ability to develop sound strategy to help clients achieve their development and litigation goals,” said Ella K. Gower, Miller Starr Regalia’s managing shareholder.
“In my time at MSR, I have been impressed by the firm’s consistently excellent work product and dedication to client service and success,” said Brooks. “Land use and development law in California is a constantly shifting landscape that can present complicated challenges for our clients. It is an honor to be elevated to shareholder at Miller Starr Regalia. I look forward to continuing to work with our great team to successfully navigate these challenges for our clients in the years to come.”
MSR’s Land Use Department successfully guides clients through California’s complicated development entitlement and CEQA compliance process at every stage, obtaining and defending project approvals and related environmental review. In addition, Miller Starr Regalia works with clients in connection with land use due diligence, entitlement strategy, project coordination and negotiation, and all aspects of project implementation.
MSR publishes two land use practice blogs: CEQA Developments and Land Use Developments.
Miller Starr Regalia
Miller Starr Regalia has had a well-established reputation as a leading real estate and land use law firm for more than fifty years. For nearly all that time, our firm has written Miller & Starr, California Real Estate 4th, a 12-volume encyclopedia on California real estate law. We call it “the Book.” The Book is the most widely used and judicially recognized real estate treatise in California and is cited by practicing attorneys and courts throughout the state. Our firm has experience in all real property matters, including full-service litigation and dispute resolution services, transactions, acquisitions, dispositions, leasing, common interest development, construction, management, title insurance, environmental law, and redevelopment and land use.