Greg Berlin is an associate with Alston & Bird’s Environment, Land Use & Natural Resources Group. He routinely defends clients in high-stakes environmental matters at all stages of litigation in federal and state courts. He has particular experience litigating issues related to land use, development, energy, water quality, and endangered species.
Greg has litigated complex National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), and Endangered Species Act (ESA) cases involving major infrastructure, housing, and mixed-use development projects. Several of his cases have involved challenges to some of the most expansive federal and state water projects in the U.S. Additionally, Greg is well versed in compliance and litigation under California’s Proposition 65.
Greg received his J.D., cum laude, from the University of California, Hastings College of Law. During law school, he served as a government honors law clerk for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), a law clerk in the Natural Resources Section of the California Attorney General’s Office, and a judicial extern to the Honorable Edward M. Chen of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. He received his B.A. in political science, summa cum laude, from The New School.