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Somach Simmons & Dunn Welcomes New Attorney Michelle Chester

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Michelle Chester has joined Somach Simmons & Dunn as a new attorney, bringing with her nearly three years of experience with the California Energy Commission.  While working within the Commission she provided analysis on proposed legislation, including SB 350.  She also served as part of the Siting Advocacy Group in the Chief Counsel’s Office, where she was responsible for representing Energy Commission Technical staff in administrative hearings for the issuance of a license to operate a natural gas power plant.  A graduate of the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law and the University of Denver, her law practice will focus on Water Rights and CEQA law.