Jodi Smith
  • Business Law, Environmental Law
  • California
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Jodi Smith is an experienced environmental and land use attorney who represents real estate developers, commercial property owners, manufacturers, energy project developers, and waste management companies.

Jodi's experience includes a broad range of permitting, compliance and enforcement issues, including CERCLA, RCRA, the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, the Toxic Substances Control Act, the California Environmental Quality Act, and others.

She represents developers and other businesses in real estate transactions and corporate mergers and acquisitions involving contaminated property and management of environmental liabilities, including environmental and land use due diligence, drafting and negotiating environmental provisions in purchase and sale agreements, voluntary cleanup agreements, land use covenants, and other strategic agreements, and environmental insurance.

Jodi also represents manufacturing companies in regard to regulatory compliance, supply chain management and claims filed by plaintiffs regarding environmental, consumer product, and work place exposures under product safety laws such as Proposition 65 and the Consumer Products Safety Improvement Act.

Vermont Law School
J.D. (1998)
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University of Texas - Austin
B.A. (1983)
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Professional Experience
Of Counsel
Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
Environmental Attorney
Paul Hastings LLP
Sedgewick Detert Moran & Arnold
Environmental Regulatory Specialist
URS Corporation
Speaking Engagements
Asian American Hotel Owners Association: New California Prop 65 Warnings for Hotels Required by August 30, 2018 – Are You Ready?
Asian American Hotel Owners Association
Professional Associations
Environmental Law Section, State Bar of California
Advisor and Past Chair
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Environmental Law Section, San Francisco Bar Association
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Environmental Law
  • English
Websites & Blogs
Jodi Smith's Website Profile
Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP Website
Investment Law Blog
Natural Resources and Mining Law Blog
California Land Use Blog
Contact & Map
Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
2 Embarcadero Center
5th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111
Telephone: (415) 984-9639
Fax: (415) 856-7159