Briggs Law Corporation is regularly involved in public-interest and government-accountability cases. In recent years, BLC has represented clients in a variety of judicial and administrative proceedings against government and private-sector parties relating to openness and accountability in government decision-making, responsible land-use plans and practices, access to affordable housing for all members of society, prevention and remediation of water pollution, and preservation of at-risk habitats.

Some of the laws at issue in recent BLC cases were:

Federal

  • Administrative Procedure Act
  • Coastal Zone Act Reauthorization Amendments
  • Coastal Zone Management Act
  • Clean Air Act
  • Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act
  • Endangered Species Act
  • Federal Water Pollution Prevention and Control Act (Clean Water Act)
  • Freedom of Information Act
  • Marine Mammal Protection Act
  • Marine Protection, Research, and Sanctuaries Act (Ocean Dumping Act)
  • National Environmental Policy Act
  • Oil Pollution Act
  • Resource Conservation and Recovery Act
  • Safe Drinking Water Act

California

  • Bagley-Keene Open Meeting Act
  • California Coastal Act
  • California Environmental Quality Act
  • California Public Records Act
  • Community Redevelopment Law
  • Davis-Stirling Common Interest Development Act
  • Ellis Act
  • Porter-Cologne Water Quality Control Act
  • Ralph M. Brown Act
  • Warren-Alquist State Energy Resources Conservation and Development Act