Environmental Litigation (2006 – present)
Grant has held the principle responsibility for drafting motions and briefs.
He has successfully defended against numerous CERCLA, RCRA, product liability
and various other contamination-related claims in federal and California
courts at both trial and appellate level. He has drafted a successful
petition for certiorari and argued for the petitioner. Grant has won unanimous
decisions in California Supreme Court that established the right of ratepayers
to lower (by means of voter initiate) the utility rate charged by public agencies.
Team Enterprises, LLC v. Western Investment Real Estate Trust, 647 F.3d 901 (9th Cir. 2011)
Hinds Investments, L.P. v. Angioli, 654 F.3d 846 (9th Cir. 2011)
John Doe v. Kamehameha Schools, 470 F.3d 827 (9th Cir. 2006) (en banc),
cert. dismissed, 550 U.S. 931 (2007)
Bighorn-Desert View Water Agency v. Verjil, 39 Cal. 4th 205, 138 P.3d 220 (2006):