Shiraz Tangri, an Environmental and Land Development partner in Alston & Bird’s Los Angeles office, is among only 10 environmental lawyers in the country appearing on Law360’s list of lawyers under the age of 40 to watch this year. Featured in a spotlight article from the industry publication, Shiraz earned accolades for his success in balancing green sensibilities with land development in the context of multimillion dollar development projects that are redefining the Los Angeles landscape. The complete article can be found at http://www.law360.com/articles/162266.
“I love the fact that my legal practice can play a role in making great projects that are reshaping the city,” he said. “I am excited about how the challenges of climate change will impact planning and land use. I love working with clients on smart growth and clean energy projects, and I think those kinds of projects will continue to multiply throughout my career.”
Tangri was also recognized in the piece for his extensive pro bono and community service efforts. He is the current chair of the pro bono and political strategies committees in the firm’s Los Angeles office.
The Law360 Rising Legal Stars list is comprised of 10 individuals selected from hundreds of nominations to represent each of 12 practice areas: intellectual property, employment, bankruptcy, corporate finance, competition, energy, environmental, securities, insurance, product liability, appellate and international trade.