Tim Swickard focuses his practice on federal and state regulatory compliance and litigation, environmental enforcement defense, real estate development, land use entitlement, renewable energy siting and development, hazardous materials and waste regulations and water law. He represents regulated businesses of all types, recycling, transportation industry businesses, commercial and residential developers, Indian Nations, public agencies and landowners. Tim previously served as the director and chief counsel for Cal/EPA Department of Toxic Substances Control under Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Tim counsels clients on a wide array of topics related to federal and state regulatory law, including USEPA, USCOE, Cal/EPA, USFSW, CDFW, FDA, USDA and CDFA. He also represents clients in OSHA Workplace Health and Safety facility regulatory compliance and enforcement defense, permitting and licensing, transportation and storage.
Tim represents clients in fields where environmental law, energy law, real estate law and governmental regulation overlap, such as CEQA, NEPA, wetlands, endangered species, transportation law, natural resource damages, air quality, greenhouse gas emissions, contaminated site cleanup cost allocation, mining, timber harvesting, agricultural law, and legislative and regulatory advocacy.
- 06.12.2023 | The Legal 500
- Nossaman Expands Environment & Land Use Group with Addition of Tim Swickard, Former Director and Chief Counsel for Cal/EPA Department of Toxic Substances Control11.02.2022 | Nossaman News Release
Honors & Recognitions
Listed, The Legal 500 United States, Industry Focus - Dispute Resolution - Product Liability, Mass Tort and Class Actions - Toxic Tort - Defense, 2019, 2022
Listed, The Legal 500 United States, Industry Focus - Environment: Litigation, 2019