Cody Sargeant helps clients navigate the regulatory hurdles and complex legal issues that come with real estate and land use projects, adding valuable municipal experience and deep sense of business lifecycles to his natural resources practice. His experience includes assisting developers, businesses, property owners and other private parties in all stages of development.
Cody’s work includes guiding clients on several state and federal land use and environmental laws, including the California Environmental Quality Act, the California Coastal Act, the Subdivision Map Act and the California Public Records Act. He has worked on a variety of complex housing, mixed-use development and commercial projects throughout California.
Prior to joining the firm, Cody practiced business and real estate law at a Santa Barbara law firm, and previously practiced land use law at a large international law firm. While in law school, Cody served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Sandra S. Ikuta of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit and worked as a legal intern with the Long Beach City Attorney’s Office. He now serves as a board member for the Housing Trust Fund of Santa Barbara County.