Leefatt, Kimberly E.

Combining diligence and a poised approach, Kimberly Leefatt’s natural resources practice is informed by multifaceted experience spanning litigation, transactional and regulatory compliance matters.

At Brownstein, Kimberly’s recent work includes supporting some of the state’s largest public and private water authorities, agencies and companies in an array of water supply related matters. Kimberly also works with private entities and public agencies on issues related to compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) advises on corporate compliance with California Hazardous Waste Control Law (HWCL).

Prior to joining Brownstein, Kimberly represented clients during federal government investigations before the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Department of Justice involving the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act; Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act; and the Clean Air Act. She also assisted with complex due diligence of environmental regulatory issues in corporate transactions for private equity, coal, petroleum, packaging and industrial chemical companies.

Education
  • J.D., 2015, cum laude, Howard University School of Law
  • B.S., 2012, magna cum laude, University of Florida
Admissions
  • California
  • Virginia
  • Washington, D.C.