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Jeffrey Lawson

Jeffrey Lawson

Silicon Valley Law Group
  • Environmental Law, Real Estate Law
  • California
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Summary

Jeff Lawson is a shareholder of Silicon Valley Law Group, where his practice focuses on compliance and litigation related to environmental law and land use. He also litigates complex commercial and employment cases. Jeff serves the petroleum, manufacturing, water, agriculture, transportation, financial services, real estate, and semiconductor industries. He also serves as a mediator in environmental and commercial disputes. Jeff has been recognized by Law & Politics Media and San Francisco Magazine as one of "Northern California's Super Lawyers" from 2004 to the present and has been named one of the top 100 lawyers in Northern California in 2011, 2012 and 2013.

Additionally, immediately after passing the California Bar exam, Jeff entered the U.S. Air Force as a Judge Advocate in the rank of First Lieutenant. After four years of active duty, Jeff continued his affiliation with the U.S. Air Force as a Reserve and Air National Guard Judge Advocate, retiring in 2010 as a Brigadier General.

Education
California State University - San Jose State University
B.A.
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University of California - Los Angeles
J.D.
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Professional Experience
Attorney
Silicon Valley Law Group
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Professor
Lincoln Law School of San Jose
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Brigadier General
California Air NAtional Guard
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Partner
Reed, Elliott, Creech & Roth
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Captain
US Air Force Reserve
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Attorney
Jackson, Tufts, Cole & Black
Captain
USAF
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Hazardous Materials: What You Don't Know Can Hurt You
Daily Journal
Speaking Engagements
CEQA: California Environmental Quality Act, Legally Defensible CEQA Documents
2012
Awards
Northern California Super Lawyers
San Francisco Magazine and Law & Politics Media
2004-present
AV Rated
Martindale-Hubbell
Professional Associations
California State Bar # 99855
Member
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
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9th Circuit
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U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces
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U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Eastern, Central and Southern Districts of California
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Practice Areas
  • Environmental Law
  • Real Estate Law
Languages
  • English
Websites & Blogs
Website
Jeffrey Lawson's Website Profile
Website
Silicon Valley Law Group Website
Blog
Silicon Valley Law Group Blog
Contact & Map
Silicon Valley Law Group
One North Market St.
Suite 200
San Jose, CA 95113
USA
Telephone: (408) 573-5700
Fax: (408) 573-5701