Mr. Jacobs is a shareholder, and has been an attorney with the firm since 2000. His practice emphasizes water rights (both surface and groundwater), environmental law and land use matters. He has significant experience representing clients in all phases of administrative and litigation matters. Mr. Jacobs’ practice includes federal and state environmental laws, including the California Environmental Quality Act, Endangered Species Act, Clean Water Act/Porter Cologne, Sustainable Groundwater Management Act and matters pertaining to property rights and entitlements. He is also experienced in Proposition 218 matters, flood liability, and state subvention law.
Chosen to Super Lawyers’ Rising Star list, Nick has a common sense ability to cut through problems and not get caught up in minutiae.
Outside of work, he spends time with his family and enjoys fishing in California’s ocean, streams, and lakes—closer-to-home alternatives to his favorite spot off the coast of Rhode Island’s Block Island.