Elizabeth Pollock

Senior Associate

Ms. Pollock joined the firm in 2015 and is a senior associate. Her practice focuses on land use and environmental law. Ms. Pollock handles all phases of the land use entitlement and permitting processes, including administrative approvals and litigation. Her practice covers the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), Section 4(f) of the Department of Transportation Act, natural resources, endangered species, air and water quality, and other land use and environmental statutes.

Ms. Pollock’s representative matters include:

  • Associate outside counsel assisting the Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority in its CEQA review of several transit and transportation projects and in litigation challenging the approval of various public transit projects
  • Associate counsel representing the developer (real party) in litigation defending Napa County’s approval and environmental review of a winery project
  • Associate counsel representing the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board in litigation challenging the environmental review for the electrification and modernization project to improve the Caltrain commuter rail service on the San Francisco Peninsula
  • Associate counsel representing the developer (real party) in litigation defending the City of Los Angeles’s approval of an environmentally sustainable mixed-use housing building

As a law student at University of California, Davis (King Hall), Ms. Pollock served as Editor-in-Chief of Environs, the Environmental Law and Policy Journal. She also interned for the California Council of Land Trusts and worked as a Summer Associate at Adams, Broadwell, Joseph & Cardozo. Prior to joining Remy Moose Manley, LLP, Ms. Pollock worked for six years as a Deputy Attorney III for the California Department of Transportation, and for one year as an Environmental Circuit Prosecutor for the Circuit Prosecutor Project. During her time working for Caltrans, she did a one-year rotation with the Governor’s Office of Planning and Research, where she assisted with drafting revisions to the CEQA Guidelines.