Land, Environment & Natural Resources
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UCLA Law School, J.D., 2001.Editor-in-Chief, UCLA Journal of Environmental Law and Policy
Yale University, M.A. (Environmental Management), 1995.Vice President, Yale Water Resources Association
University of California at Berkeley, B.S. with honors, 1992.
Marc Luesebrink is of counsel in the Land, Environment & Natural Resources Division in the Los Angeles office. Mr. Luesebrink has extensive experience advising both private industry and public sector clients on environmental matters, including compliance with the Clean Air Act, California air district rules, AB 32 climate change regulations, CERCLA, California water quality regulations, RCRA and California equivalent, the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), and the Coastal Act. This experience includes representation of clients before local, regional, state, and federal agencies. Mr. Luesebrink also advises clients on responding to environmental enforcement actions and provides legal guidance on compliance with Cal OSHA regulations.
Prior to joining Manatt, Mr. Luesebrink worked as Senior Attorney for Southern California Edison Co., advising SCE business units on various environmental matters. He also served as Deputy Attorney General in the Office of the California Attorney General where he litigated environmental cases and provided legal guidance on environmental matters. Prior to becoming a lawyer, Mr. Luesebrink served as a Policy Assistant at the California Natural Resources Agency, where he worked on statewide water resource, energy, and land use issues.
“Rising Star,” Los Angeles Magazine, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008.
Hagman Scholar for Excellence in Land Use Law, 2001.
"Hedging Climate Bets: Hurricane Sandy and Climate Adaptation," Environmental Leader (2012).
"CARB Sued on Cap and Trade Revenues on Eve of First Auction," Manatt Environmental Newsletter (2012).
"CEQA Remedies Clarified," Manatt Real Estate and Land Use Newsletter (2012).
"California Insurance Commissioner Concludes That A "Lien Protection Policy" Is Title Insurance And Not Mortgage Guaranty Insurance," Manatt Banking Newsletter (2003).
"Questions of Sovereignty in the Implementation of the North American Agreement on Environmental Cooperation," Journal of the Institute of Legislative Studies, Issue 12 (2001).
Book Review. "Transforming California: A Political History of Land Use and Development," by Stephanie Pincetl in UCLA Journal of Environmental Law and Policy (2000).
"Natural Communities Conservation Planning: Policy Review," (with Ron Rempel and Andrew McLeod) in Bioregional Assessments: Science at the Crossroads of Management and Policy, K. Norman Johnson (Island Press, 1999).
Advisor, California State Bar, Environmental Law Section, Executive Committee, 2012, 2013.
Vice Chair/Secretary, Association of Corporate Counsel, Energy Committee, 2009, 2010, 2011.
Member, State Bar of California, Environmental Legislation Committee, 2007, 2008.
Mentor/Judge, State Bar Environmental Negotiation Competition, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008.
"Land Use Covenants for Brownfield Sites," Presentation at Quarterly Meeting of Western Utility Environmental Managers (San Francisco, CA, 2011).
"Land Use and Environmental Issues Associated with a Consumer-Owned Renewable Energy Project," Association of Corporate Counsel Annual Conference (San Antonio, TX 2010).
"Implementing the Central Coastal NCCP," Conference on Conservation Planning, (University of California at Santa Barbara, 1998).
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